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... knee up, knee down, knee over, on the back, on the wonder I was exhausted. ... (371 replies)
... never again, the other knee isnt near as bad as the left knee, all I do is walk, take it very easy on my knees (544 replies)

... Hi all. Im now 9 mos away from my bilater TKR and honestly, just now beginning to feel normal. That was the most painful, frustrating recovery ever! ... (544 replies)
... KatyHex is so right on. I had the same knee replaced within a 6 month period. The first time, my muscles were soup because of the many years of inactivity, even riding a bike was impossible. ... (544 replies)
... Went to the warm water therapy pool this afternoon and when I was leaving I saw my dry land physical therapist and asked him to look at my knee. He thought maybe the water alsol. He recommended Gold Bond lotion and said if it gets any bigger after using the lotion to go see my family doc. He didn't think the surgeon would really pay much attention to it. So that is my plan... (371 replies)
... I'm over 3 months out, but have been playing golf since the 2nd month. I did push past the pain. I also took long hot baths with pain killing salts and bent my knee back and forth until I could set with my arms wrapped around both knees with forehead to the knees. ... (371 replies)
... I am at 6 weeks and having difficulty getting past 88 degrees. I have a tightness over my knee cap and the patellar tendon is still very thick. I still have swelling in my thigh above the knee as well. ... (371 replies)
... and they don't hold a candle to the TKR. My surgery was December 1st, and even though I had a good recovery it was the most painful surgery I have ever experienced. At 8 weeks I was still in a lot of pain. One thing. You need a good GP. ... (371 replies)
... Dear Kytigger: Thanks for reminding everyone that "it takes as long as it takes" because each of us heals differently and in an individual time frame. No one can set a time for your healing! :eek: Shirley H. (544 replies)
... the steps. I would then walk and walk alot. I also have a recumbent bicycle that I used. But it seemed that every time I worked out I would have swelling and my knee just did not feel like it belonged to me. I think the best way to describe it was that it felt like a wooden knee from about six inches above and below my knee. ... (544 replies)
... Thanks Barb for your encouragement....I am 2 months out from TKR and still not up from around 90 degrees flexion. ... (544 replies)
... and have had the full range of outcomes from horrible to terrific. ... (544 replies)
... surgery, and have not needed so much as a Motrin after the initial pain meds from the surgery! My knee doesn't hurt anymore!!! YAY!!! That is not to say that I don't have stiffness, I get that if I sit too long, or stand too long... ... (544 replies)
... now the pain seems greater and the knee seems stiffer. I had PT at home for the first 3 weeks and began PT outside the home last Monday. ... (544 replies)
... as for the knee getting cold, thats normal, you need to remember that the knee is now metal not bone, I noticed the same this with my hip replacement the first winter and sure I will have the same side effect with my TKR. ... (544 replies)
... I am only 12 days out, but my home PT is nice. She makes me work but doesn't try to kill me. I am just starting with a CPM and so far it is good. Not too uncomfortable. (544 replies)
... I'm recovering from my TKR of March 9th, 2009. Everything is going good except for the PT. I'm a big man but I've never experienced so much pain from such a small person administering the PT. I know that in the end I will thank my PT for the torture of moving my new knee to such great extents. ... (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)

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