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Total knee replacement when do i poop

A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Varies: The recovery from knee replacement varies somewhat from patient to patient and surgeon to surgeon. If you are slowly but surely getting better, than ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Spine evaluation: Spine pain radiating to the buttock region is a sign of nerve compression in the spine coming from either a herniated disc or arthritis in the spine. ... Read More
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 29 years experience
See your surgeon: It is quite likely that the pain you are experiencing in the buttock and lower back are completely unrelated to your knee replacement surgeries. If y... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
Manipulation: Likely scar formation with synovitis. May be related to effort, motivation, muscle inhibition, implant positioning, effusion, loosening, among others.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Talk to MD: If you still cannot bend your knee after two manipulations under anesthesia you need to talk to your surgeon.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
See ortho: If you are still not better after two muas then you need to be re-evaluated by your orthopedist.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
Post TKA: Surgical pain. Lots of physical therapy. Improved alignment. Use of motion machine. Start with walker and progress to cane and stairs. Lessening of pa... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 34 years experience
Knee Replacement: 42 is young but not unheard of. If all other measures have been tried and your knee pain is effecting your quality of life and function to a degree th... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
TKA: Resurfacing the femur, tibia, and patella through an incision. Quite reproducible, usually with great results, initial pain, and requires lots of pt/e... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Pain/disability: When to have a knee replacement has to be an individualized decision. Moderate to severe pain and/or loss of the ability to function to one's satisfac... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
Orthopedic Surgery 19 years experience
Depends on patient: Work schedules, vacation times, family commitments, etc all factor into the decision of when to have surgery. It depends on the patient and what work... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
No. : Calaxo screws were used for acl reconstruction, not total knee replacement surgery. Fda aaclpproved in march 2006, the calaxo screw was recalled only... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Viscosupplementation: If it is from an early degenerative phenomena, then viscosupplementation can be used in which the injected material is somewhat similar to normal syno... Read More

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