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... stage" osteoarthritis, meniscal tears, NO cartilage left in my right knee last year because of a previous surgeon's arthroscopic screwup 6 years earlier, a torn ACL in my left knee, etc. ... (7 replies)
... I have been lucky enough to have the best orthopedic surgeons around. My ACL 10 years ago on my left knee was repaired by the Dr for the Carolina Panthers and this replacement was done by the Doctor for the local minor league baseball team. ... (371 replies)
... to have it. I was in so much pain prior to the surgery that I could barely walk, and had developed a terrible limp due to the pain. I am no longer in pain, but I am having difficulty walking without the limp. ... (544 replies)

... was given a book which had some exercises in it, by the PT department at the hospital where I had my surgery. They also teach a class once a week to those facing knee repl surgery, and it was very helpful to attend this class with my husband. There are only four exercises, but the descriptions are too lengthy to repeat here. ... (43 replies)
... I didn't think anything could top the pain of a 10 lb 6 oz baby, but TKR kicked my butt! I had a prior surgery back in the 80's that traumatized my quad, so I have had a heck of a time getting my quad built back up, still have a long way to go! ... (544 replies)
... >>>> Since you are taking hydro-c only at night, it is quite possible that your "quick to cry" condition is related to withdrawal. You may need to pop a single pill, say every 6 to 8 hours to keep from getting withdrawal symptoms, until you can taper dosage when you're ready to quit the pain med. I, too, felt really depressed when I first quit hydrocodone. Then it dawned... (544 replies)
... ittle different than most, so I thought I'd comment. I just turned 66, and had the TKR about 6 weeks ago. It went really well. I had an insert that fed to the knee and gave it a constant dose of pain medication after the surgery. ... (544 replies)
... surgical and looking at two knee replacements as well. I questioned my ortho about a "female" joint. She informed me that was much more a marketing ploy than a medical necessity. ... (43 replies)
... it was the third surgery on my left knee with the first one at 31. Before the TKR, I was in constant pain to the point that at the end of every day I was limping badly. ... (544 replies)
... Jemma, i had 2 knee surgeries. ... (7 replies)
... I was 45 years old when I had my TKR. Pain relief was immediate. That was 16 years ago. I waited as long as I could before having the surgery because I wanted to avoid revision surgery later on. ... (5 replies)
... n bone, then you need to see an Orthopedic surgeon ASAP to diagnose your problems. If you "did" tear anything in either knee, you will probably need arthroscopic surgery to repair the damage. Recovery can take up to 3 months or more. ... (4 replies)
... I did have a femoral block on both knees during my bilateral knee replacement surgery last December. ... (12 replies)
... extension or flexion in one session, but not both. They told me that it is more important to gain extension than flexion early in your recovery. Heating up the knee and thigh before therapy appointments helped me. Don't forget to take the meds before appointments. ... (7 replies)
... I'm baaaccckkk! Well, I had right knee TKR on Oct. 6. Was released from the hospital on Oct. ... (544 replies)
... I am afraid doing that might be even worse than what I have at the moment, but I don't want to live with this forever. As is the other knee is going to need replacement and I'm putting that off as long as possible. ... (15 replies)
... I've had three hip arthroscopies, my jaw sawn through and bolted into place, and a lumbar fusion. The jaw surgery was the easiest recovery, except for the difficulty eating. ... (5 replies)
... Some people have had difficult recovery periods. ... (7 replies)
... I follow the knee posts even though I have had hip replacements, not knee replacements. ... (371 replies)
... Hey girlfriend, stop and take a deep breath and RELAX! You must have surgery on your knee or face further damage to the knee. Its ok to be scared before surgery. I am a retired nurse and have had several major surgeries in my lifetime and was scared.. ... (544 replies)


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