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... r. If you can do things like walk, get in and out of chairs and cars then in time you will get the bend you need. Forget what degree you are at. For my second TKR I was at 109 degrees after 3 months when I stopped therapy. ... (544 replies)
... ke up my mind to go ahead with it or not. I'm going back to my original OS whom I like very much and get a 2nd opinion. I start out the day not too bad and the swelling just gets worse hour by hour. So if you ask me if I need a TKR in morning I'd so no but by the evening I'm ready to sign up. Do you have swelling everyday? ... (64 replies)
... My experience is a little 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)

... cing and pain meds, the doc says time will heal that as well. Several months of the knee feeling achy is normal, says the doc. He says expect a solid 4 months after surgery before you see marked improvement. PA says the knee will start to feel like "your own" between 6 months to a year after surgery. ... (4 replies)
Horrible day!
Jan 15, 2010
... I hear your pain and totally understand it . I would say GO FOR THE TKR NOW!!! ... (7 replies)
... doing light chores and liking having some freedom. He's careful to know his limits, and the swelling is staying down. He drove yesterday, a one hour round trip, and did fine. He'll see the surgeon on Friday for a final evaluation. ... (56 replies)
... Keep walking guys. It takes a good year for the swelling to go away completely and the pain as well although that may last longer. Remember, they put a metal and plastic knee you your leg... ... (6 replies)
Knee replacement
Oct 29, 2009
... I was told by my surgeon not to fly until at least 6 weeks after and when I did I wore a compression bandage over my knee and flight socks to try and reduce the swelling. ... (2 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)
... I think the worst part about having had a TKR is you really do not know what to expect until you have been there. ... (544 replies)
... operation. During this stay in the hospital, I fell the day after the open debridement and they took xrays and said all was well. In looking at this Xray report of this time, I can't believe what I read. ... (0 replies)
... lour, this happens often then just goes away, I have had numerous blood test for infections, scans, MRIs, xrays, patch tests for metal allergies all to no avail. After all this length of time i am forced into needing a walking stick again. ... (1 replies)
... My wife had TKR in June and is doing just ok. No real complications like infection. ... (2 replies)
... But do be aware that you can react badly to it too and watch for increased swelling and inflammation. ... (11 replies)
... weeks prior to my TKR I had calls from the CPM company and the ice company. ... (56 replies)
Feb 18, 2011
... and I'm just now gathering info to go see a knee replacement doc there. Mine keep swelling up for no known reason and my doc has washed his hands of the problem and just left me in pain. ... (9 replies)
... rotating joint that will give me more support due to the fact that my ligaments are damaged. I had a tkr in jan this year, and a revision in june to replace the liner. ... (0 replies)
... as I got to the door of my destination I was about ready to cry and ready to be carried back to the car. I know this is frustrating especially since your first TKR seems to have been easier. Taking pain meds before and after PT is not that unusual especially in the early days and you are still early in your recovery. ... (79 replies)
... kinda crappy. Everything I try to do results in more pain and severe swelling, so I am desperate for a resolution. Sometimes I think I would be better off with a TKR at this point, but since I tend to scar down, I wonder if it would cause more problems in the short and long term? ... (81 replies)
... t stopped once I was thru with the blood thinner medication but I will restart using it or even try an ace wrap to see if it helps. Without trying to be negative after having gone thru 10 surgeries I am worried about returning to work and holding a job. ... (79 replies)

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