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... I KNOW that this surgery and its aftermath will be the MOST INTENSE AND TOUGH time of my life. ... (544 replies)
... although I walk without a walker unless I go to a big store and then I take my wheeled walker with a seat in it so I can sit and rest when my back hurts. ... (544 replies)
... and I got onto and off a toboggan with no assistance! What an achievement for me as last year I had to be lowered onto the toboggan, my leg lifted on board and then assisted up off it at the bottom of the slope. ... (544 replies)

... Had bilateral knee replacements July 9th. Honestly most painful thing I have ever been through and have had over 50 fractures so take that for what its worth. Have been good about using pain meds and try to stay ahead of the curve. ... (544 replies)
... in ROM as you will get more as the healing goes down and you use it more. But perhaps the new knees allow more movement. ... (4 replies)
... and finally rode my carbon fiber road bike with "flat" pedals today. Did 20 pretty flat miles and feel great! ... (371 replies)
... Hi Shirley, thanks for the tips. I must say I admire you for all the strength you have at your age. I'm only 63 and complaining about all my pain. I need some of your courage. ... (371 replies)
... has been my personal impression in the last two years of reading this wonderful site, that many who have had joint replacements are going at things far too hard and becoming over tired and trying to rush their recovery and rehab. ... (371 replies)
... Actually that post read like I type on my blackberry at times... can't imagine anyone having a laptop with them in the hospital.. especially after this surgery.. and I have to admit.. hubby brought me my BB and I played on that the whole time I was in the hospital.. was good way to kill time. ... (371 replies)
... Its 5 weeks today. The PT said I was ready to go on my own Monday. No more directed PT. I will go in 2 or 3 times a week for warm water walking and exercise. Keeping up regular exercise at home is always very important. ... (371 replies)
... My God, KITTYCAT62, how dare your surgeon refuse you any more pain meds. These doctors have no idea what this surgery or recovery feels like. At any rate, thank you so much for telling me about the good results you're getting with Motrin and Tylenol. ... (544 replies)
... lateral TKR I intensified my workouts and bike riding. I was in good shape before surgery and my quads were solid. Today, June 25th is the one year anniversary of my surgery and I still have two sore legs. ... (544 replies)
... Thank you for your input to my request. I will keep in mind that the physical recovery will be my biggest challenge. My best to your mother and her health. ... (16 replies)
... I had the same spinal block and it is wonderful! That is the way to go. I was awake in recovery talking with the nurses and no pain. It wears off gradually. It is the way to go. ... (5 replies)
... I'm writing for my wife who had both knees replaced about 2 months ago. She is still having a lot of pain in both legs, generating up and down from the knees although it comes and goes. She hasn't been able to sleep an entire night through since surgery and is extremely depressed. ... (7 replies)
... When I think of the pain before surgery I think of it as a deteriorating pain which would only get worse as time went on. ... (544 replies)
... ShatteredAngel, I know exactly how you feel. I had an issue with swelling the first month post surgery and the nurse that came to my home told me I had to keep it elevated above the level of my heart as much as possible. ... (544 replies)
... great response. I had bilaterl TKR last Novem. hospital stay of 3 days then to inhouse rehab...they did expect me to have clothing...I did luckily wear sweats to surgery and have a t shirt and sweat shirt..had friends bring more later. ... (544 replies)
... I'm 72, and it's 8 weeks postop today. I probably had 135 degrees flexion before surgery and will be quite happy with the 120 that I've pushed up to now. ... (544 replies)
... lateral replacements done 10 years ago this past Feb 1st. I was awake for the surgery and it was like spending 8 hours in Home Depot. ... (5 replies)

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