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Laurel, MT
A 67-year-old female asked:

R knee replacement surgery 5/21 & have pain outer side and stiffness back and left of knee. normal? what to do improve pain,stiffness.weaknesdo walk,

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Dr. Sean Kearney
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Knee replacements: There are multiple causes of post-operative knee pain/stiffness after knee replacement. Your pain seems to be located mostly in the outside of the knee. This could be from impingement of the knee replacement components on the soft tissues. Recommend getting new x-rays and consulting with an orthopedic surgeon
Last updated Sep 10, 2015
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