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... This board has been such a blessing to me and I'm sure, to lots of other also. I'm 6 weeks out from surgery and the last few days have been having more trouble with my knee swelling and my quads hurting really bad. ... (371 replies)
... First let me apologize for misreading and calling you a man. You are right. The nurses told me you could not get more than 6 pumps in a hour no matter how many times you hit it. ... (371 replies)
... Just curious to know if you were set up with the Continuous Motion Machine following surgery and for the next few weeks. I loved that machine and credit it with my early success with flex. The other thing I learned from my PT was to massage my knee. I do that about 2X a day. ... (371 replies)

... inflamatories because I was doing to much so I've cut back and even told the PT people I don't want to push as much and I'm doing much better. I was in great shape before the surgery except for the bone on bone. Even did a 67 mile bike ride the month before. ... (371 replies)
... I am many pounds overweight too, due to the fact that I was unable to exercise because my knee hurt! ... (544 replies)
... All of us on this board has had our share of depression. When I look back on the pain I endured before surgery, then going through surgery, and then beginning recovery, it seems overwhelming at times. Let's face it, all of us has had to go outside our comfort zone and life has become different. ... (544 replies)
... Hi Shatteredangel I too had trouble with my knee just not feeling right, but it has settled as time has gone by and the muscles strengthened. ... (544 replies)
... Awesome Gospelgal....it truly was easy to get discouraged when I was having aggressive therapy and a doc who really didn't care once surgery was done, but now I can look forward to progressing each day and not be in total agony...I mean there are days I am but it will get better. ... (544 replies)
... My mother is 62yrs old. She has arthritis in her knees and the doctor stated 1 knee is rubbing bone to bone and needs to be replaced. She is a 12 yr breast cancer survivor, had a heart valve replaced last year. ... (6 replies)
... The countdown is on! Three more days until I finally have my left knee replaced. I cannot wait! I am so ready for this. ... (544 replies)
... Don't worry about the recovery, it will be hard and painful no doubt about it. ... (544 replies)
... What a struggle it's been for me right from the getgo. Today marks 12 weeks since my knee replacement surgery. I had my last therapy session this morning, my ROM measured 95 with me forcing with everything I could muster. ... (3 replies)
... I am reading this for the first time today and your first post was in October so this may be outdated by the time you read it. ... (7 replies)
... just passed 16 weeks tell your PT you have to have the CPM, that was a life saver for me, will be at least a month to drive when u go to the outside PT, mucho ice cant use too much far more pain than I thought it would be, Keniso tape will help with the swelling to reduce it, my insurance would not pay for it, so I did and the PT put it on, it works wonders with the... (371 replies)
... Had TKR surgery Jan 20th. Going on Day 17. Started PT on Day5. Had to upgrade to Percoset as Norco wasn't nearly cutting it. The recovery is incredibly painful!!! I don't sleep, even when I take Ambien. I do Percoset every 4 hours on the dot to manage the pain. ... (371 replies)
... I had my second knee on Dec 16. The other was Dec 15, '08. I was lucky and am lucky this time also and rehab went very well. I attribute this to beginning therapy at the hospital and continuing at least twice a day thereafter. ... (371 replies)
... Hi Gospelgal.......thanks for your kind words, it's nice to have friends on here. I am around 10 weeks PO. I can definately see a difference since surgery and how I get around. ... (544 replies)
... We all find reasons to put off the inevitable, but lets face it. We know it has to be done, it is just a matter of taking over our inner doubts and facing reality. ... (544 replies)
... I had some lower back pain and still do occasionally when I don't walk correctly. I had a nurse coming to my house weekly during the first few weeks I was home and she said the back pain was because I wasn't walking right. ... (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)




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