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Can cold weather cause knee pain post tkr?

Can cold weather cause knee pain post tkr?

Theoretically: It is thought that changes in pressure with weather fronts can cause pain in joints. The changes in pressure result in slight changes in the joint resulting in pressure on the lining which results in pain. This is common in folks with arthritis and chronic swelling. ...Read more

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Could you please tell me if weak muscles can cause knee pain 18 months after tkr.

Could you please tell me if weak muscles can cause knee pain 18 months after tkr.

Yes: so work on the muscles. The knee replacement surgery usually makes the knee muscles less stable so your need to work them out. Also it could be that the hardware has issues, so talk with your ortho. Lastly some people can have a metal allergy so if nothing works get your bloodwork done to see if you are allergic to the metal used. ...Read more

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Medial knee pain after tkr. Still limping oct 10 -- surgery may 8. Cause. Had manipulation in aug. 120 degree now- was 90?

Medial knee pain after tkr. Still limping oct 10 -- surgery may 8. Cause. Had manipulation in aug. 120 degree now- was 90?

Exam and X-rays : Medial knee pain after a tka and manipulation could be several different things . A thorough exam, x-rays and possibly lab work would be helpful.See your ors. Limping alone can cause knee bursitis.(pes). Scar tissue remaining in medial gutter, overhang of tibial baseplate, low grade infection, a condition called mid -flexion instability, referred pain from hip ; and others should be considered. ...Read more

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I'm 53 yr old having diabetes, thyroid, BP and knee pain. Should undergo tkr or not?

I'm 53 yr old having diabetes, thyroid, BP and knee pain. Should undergo tkr or not?

TKA: Pain not responding to conservative treatment, along with deformity, is the prime reason to have tka. Tune up the dm, htn, & thyroid disease with pcp prior. ...Read more

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Can a pt be a candidate for TKR if they have chronic knee pain without severe arthritis? I've had 4 previous surgeries & still have debilitating pain.

Can a pt be a candidate for TKR if they have chronic knee pain without severe arthritis? I've had 4 previous surgeries & still have debilitating pain.

No: Pain can be mechanical (worn or broken joint), inflammatory (something irritating or infecting the joint), neuropathic (nerve problem), or functional (normal joint but brain senses pain). First, find out which type of pain. TKR is only done for completely worn out joint. So, no. ...Read more

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Severe knee pain in the evening when resting. Pain is in medial aspect of knee. I was told i need a total knee replacement 2 years ago ?

Severe knee pain in the evening when resting.  Pain is in medial aspect of knee.  I was told i need a total knee replacement 2 years ago  ?

See your doctor: Pain at rest is a common symptom of arthritis in the knee. It can come from bone swelling or joint inflammation and vary in intensity from day to day. Most people with knee arthritis will feel pain on the medial side. Medications or injections may provide temporary relief. Partial or total knee replacement may be indicated. An orthopedic surgeon can help you. ...Read more

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If you had tkr may. Continued issues walking and now nov 15 patella dislocates. Knee pain swollen. Thigh edema inner sl bulging. Next plan surgical?

If you had tkr may. Continued issues walking and now nov 15 patella dislocates. Knee pain swollen. Thigh edema inner sl bulging. Next plan surgical?

Evaluate TKR: Early partella dislocation after a tkr that is non traumatic suggests that there maybe a malposition of some of the knee components. See your surgeon for best evaluation and discussion of the situation. Special xrays mayu be required including ct scan and weight bearing xrays of the knee. ...Read more

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4 months post op tkr.Having severe pain and numbness around rt.Foot.Skin very sensitive to touch.No swelling.No knee pain. Bones do not seem to be pai?

4 months post op tkr.Having severe pain and numbness around rt.Foot.Skin very sensitive to touch.No swelling.No knee pain. Bones do not seem to be pai?

Nerve entrapment: When the surgical site heals some of the superficial nerves can get trapped in the scar tissue which can cause the skin to be very sensitive to the touch. ...Read more

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