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Thread: Had knee replacement

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    Junior Member shortstuff's Avatar
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    Had my left knee replaced Tuesday> It is sore but I am getting around on it pretty good.I have developed tendonitius in my foot it is more painful than the knee. Don't know if spelling it right.

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    bless your bones...My mom is going to be doing this after January. She has no more cartlidge left in her knee...

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    Wishing you a speedy recovery! Sorry about the tendonitis :(
    Have you started PT?? VERY important! :)

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    i had both knees replaced in August and just got the final Ok from my doctor...no more checkups till next august...still working some muscles to bring them back into condition, but doing great and glad I did it.

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    Thanks. Yes therapy started the day after surgery and at home on Friday Hasn't been here yet today.

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    Knee is stiff when raising it forward and lifting it forward doesn't work well for now

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    (((HUGS))) and wishing you a speedy recovery!! :D:D:D

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    I am looking at this a couple years down the road. You are making feel much better about it.

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    I had mine done 5 years ago, and have been so happy with the results!!!

    I have 3 suggestions for you. Stay ahead of the pain -- take your pain meds. Use your ice packs several times a day. And, do your physical therapy faithfully. You'll do great!

    Hugs and blessings.

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    glad to hear your doing well with it.
    Was your nickname shortstuff before the doctor operated on your knee...or is this the result? ;-) hee hee hee...hugs, j/j ;-)

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