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Will I Still Be Able To Box After Getting Knee Replacement Surgery
Talk to your doc: Talk to your knee surgeon about suggested outcome and restrictions following treatment of your specific knee condition. Many factors enter into the advice you receive. ...Read more
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 :(
Yes: Knee replacements can provide years of pain-free activities. The more aggressive the activity, the greater chance to cause problems down the road. Think of them like tires-how you treat them will affect their lifespan. Impact activities like running will shorten their lifespan, while knee-gliding activities like skiing place less stress on them. Chose your miles carefully ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: It varies quite a bit. Some parltients do really well even within a couple weeks of surgery, while others dolly improve over several months. If your surgeon is happy with how your knee and X-rays look, I would not be too concerned. Hopefully you will soon turn the corner and start feeling better. ...Read more
Check your BMI: A patient's body mass index or bmi needs to be measured prior to surgery. There is solid scientific evidence to suggest that the results are compromised and the complication rate after knee replacement surgery is higher if a patient's bmi is over 40, even worse if the bmi is over 50. Weight loss to bring your bmi down prior to surgery is recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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.
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