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Persistent Pain After Knee Replacement Surgery
How long after knee replacement surgery can you go back 2 playing sports. I, m fit and well most of the time though i can get pain now nd again.
My husband, after knee replacement surgery in feb, 2011 still has general pain and trouble walking. His other knee is now not functioning properly .?
May not be knees: The problem may not be coming from the knees themselves. Many who have knee arthritis also have lower back arthritis. Low back arthritis can result in spinal stenosis, which results in chronic leg pain, weakness, instability, difficulty walking. If his surgeon says the knees look like they're functioning well, then look for another pain origin, such as the back. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am having a lot of inner knee, thigh, and lower back pain after knee replacement. My surgery was 3 months ago & I have more pain than before tkr.
Lots of things: Ice it a lot. Get a knee sleeve ice machine and use it when ever you are sitting down or resting for the first 6-12 weeks. I can't stress how much these ice machine sleeves help. Bregg makes a great machine. I believe it is called polar tec. Do lots of isometric quadriceps contractions. Elevate it when your not walking around. Ice after any activity for 10-20 minutes. Where a compression sock. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee immobilizer: Depends on the surgeon. But most surgeons do not use the knee immobilizer after surgery. ...Read more
Your : Your doctor has provided you with the ted hose as a means to decrease the possibility of deep venous thrombosis or to address issues you may have with swelling. If you have problems with varicose veins he may want you to wear them on a long term basis. If it is as a measure to avoid blood clots in your legs he may just want it for a couple of months. Only your doctor can give you the most definitive answer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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