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can t bend knee after surgery

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Common: Common, not normal. See your surgeon.

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See your orthopedist: See your orthopedic surgeon.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Kayvanfar
45 years experience Sports Medicine
Cartilage nutrition: After any joint surgery it is advisable to start motion asap, because if you do not use it, you loose it. If motion is not stated, people usually will ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Discuss with surgeon: Knee motion expected and allowed after surgery depends specifically upon the surgery performed. Only your surgeon and treatment team can tell you what ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See your orthopedist: What exactly was the surgery? If the knee contracture is mild then physical therapy may help. If it is more severe then i would speak with the orthope ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Quad strengthening: exercises are KEY!! Leg lifts, quad contractions, and light weight on a leg press machine to start. work up to higher weights gradually. Biking, tr ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Huh????: Resubmit your question. The current one makes no sense.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
What kind of surgery: Need a little more information to help you please. What kind of surgery did you have? Go back to the orthopedic for further evaluation
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Depends on the type of surgery performed. With any knee surgery it is not uncommon to have discomfort for several weeks. Talk to your surgeon.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Shannon
7 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Postoperative pain: Knee pain and swelling is a normal process after knee surgery in the immediate days following. The severity does depend on what type of surgery you ha ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
25 years experience Podiatry
No: Pain is never normal. Have the doc who did the surgery give it a look

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