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Why Does My Butt Hurt After A Total Knee Replacement
Butt attached to leg: You have likely been compensating for your knee prior to your surgery. This can throw your pelvis off but you don't notice it because it works. Now that your knee is fixed, you're likely walking more normally so you notice that your pelvis is off and your butt hurts. A good do can apply some omm to re-right your pelvis and help alleviate some of the pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
You need to: follow up with your orthopedist. This could be related to your knee replacement but it could also be something new. Either way you need to follow up with your physician for a re-evaluation. You can certainly take Ibuprofen or acetaminophen for pain in the meantime, as long as you have no medical condition that would prohibit either of these medications, but you need to be checked out. ...Read more
Had total knee replacement 6 mon ago now i can hear it flap or knock when i move my knee from right to left and it flaps when i walk still hurts ?
8 month since arthroscopic knee surgery, still hurts to walk. Do injections take pain away or should I get total knee replacement? Lots of pain :(
Physical therapy: Physical therapy is an integral part of the total knee replacement process. Many orthopaedic surgeons will start pt prior to surgery ("pre-hab"). Therapy is usually started immediately after surgery in the hospital. Upon discharge from the hospital, pt is usually done 3x/week for 4-12 weeks, depending on the rate of the patient's recovery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Causes of stiffness following knee replacement include scar tissue formation, component size and position among many factors. However, the most important factor is the patient's preoperative motion (i.e. Preoperative stiffness is likely going to lead to less than optimal postoperative motions). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
1st week is okay: As most therapists don't need any machines to perform proper therapy. Manual therapy can achieve excellent results without machines. However, machines can be used as an adjunct to good manual stretching and strengthening programs. Stationary bikes can start early in the first week as the swelling reduces. Weights should be avoided until full extension is gained from your stretching program. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Exercise with total : The only major restriction on exercise for total knees is to avoid jogging or running as your aerobic exercise. Jumping and landing exercise are also not great because like jogging, you can cause loosening of the implant from the bone or cement fixation. This also can speed the wear down of the plastic bearings. Bicycles, tai chi, walking, swimming, dancing, golf, tennis, ellipticals are all good. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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