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... HI ! I am now 5 days out from surgery. Yesterday and today have been good and bad depending on where I am in the pain med cycle. ... (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)
... a beautiful day here and I can hear the jetskis and waterskiers out on the water from my deck. ... (544 replies)

... OH! How great to hear from you, GaterGal!! So unexpected! ... (544 replies)
... and my wireless phone and cell are glued to me!! LOL! I do feel confidant that I can do for myself, tho, and that is progress from just a week ago. ... (544 replies)
... beerhunters, where are you having the surgery? I went to the Hospital for Joint Disease while every person is different (I know you heard that before) the rehab is intense and yes at the beginning it's painful your recovery should be any where from 6 weeks (able to walk without a cane) to 1 year. This all depends on your body and the kind of operation you have. As for me, I... (544 replies)
... I am wondering if this crying thing is just a female thing. I am female and 72 and I do know the last thing I need to hear is something negative from my physical therapist. ... (544 replies)
... Don't worry about the recovery, it will be hard and painful no doubt about it. But it is a different sort of pain, scary at first but then you realize that just standing on it doesn't hurt like it used to before the surgery. The pain is from all the trauma of the surgery iteself to your bone and muscle, so in some weird way I took comfort that the arthritis pain was mostly... (544 replies)
... nd the results were better if the patient's muscles had not deteriorated. I was lucky because even though walking was not really possible, my OA did not stop me from riding my bicycle. In fact, 2 days before the surgery I completed a 67 mile organized ride. ... (544 replies)
... At 6.5 weeks, I had no choice, as we relocated from the Pacific NW to the California desert , into a condo that was up a flight of stairs! ... (43 replies)
... My little recipe for the constipation was ground flax seed. I made a cocktail with plum juice and it really worked for me -- twice a day. I think the constipation was the worst part about the first two week. By the way -- sounds like you are progressing nicely! (371 replies)
... though. I can sitstand and walk with the walker. I wash myself, but need asistance from my caregiver for the rest. ... (371 replies)
... though. I can sitstand and walk with the walker. I wash myself, but need asistance from my caregiver for the rest. ... (371 replies)
... e not to have a lot of pain and try not to take any pain killers, except for before PT. The most troubling problem...even more than the knees...was constipation from the Norco!! ... (371 replies)
... of one. then went to take some measurements of the room my mother is moving into from her asst. living room into the memory care unit. ... (371 replies)
... Vicodin gives me hot flashes... my face gets kind of flush.. so my surgeon gave me a prescription of darvocet and no reaction like I get from the vicodin.. ... (371 replies)
... The Morphine in the pump makes me itch terribly,:dizzy: (371 replies)
... does anyone have trouble with itching, from the frist day after the TKR, I have been itching alot, so they changed my pain killers, they tought it was making my skin too dry, itching was better, but no good enough, here at 5 months it is gettting worse again, I still use pain killers hydor 5-500 for back pain from the surgery, my guess is too much acetaminophen back pain it... (371 replies)
... Ladyscout, I wonder if your "crackling" is the same thing I call "clicking". It started the day I got my staples out, while I was walking out of the doctor's office. It seems like the answer you got from the surgeon you saw, is the same answer I've gotten from everyone I've talked to---the nurse practitioner, three physical thearpists and the orthopedic nurse---they all say... (371 replies)
... Trust me the pain diminishes.. it really does.. the pain I have now isn't really pain.. it's just an annoyance and not even half as bad as i was before the surgery.. so this I will take... My doc. keeps saying by six months is when you really really notice the difference. Two more months to see if he was fibbing...lol. Take care and I'll check in tonite. (371 replies)


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