5 doctors weighed in:
I had a tkr a yr ago and knee was numb for 8 mos now is painful, still can't go up and down stairs- what should I do?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Kevin Stone
Sports Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Physical Therapy
A good physical therapy program focusing on soft tissue mobilization and muscle strengthening from the feet through the core really helps improve the outcomes of joint replacement.

In brief: Physical Therapy
A good physical therapy program focusing on soft tissue mobilization and muscle strengthening from the feet through the core really helps improve the outcomes of joint replacement.
Dr. Kevin Stone
Dr. Kevin Stone
Thank
Dr. Christopher Hajnik
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
First, you should be assessed by your orthopaedic surgeon to help identify the problem. Reasons for your problem can include patient factors such as inadequate therapy due to poor pain control or surgeon factors such as inappropriate sizing or malpositioning of the inplants.
Infection can also cause knee pain. Anterior knee numbness is expected due to the incision location.

In brief: Depends
First, you should be assessed by your orthopaedic surgeon to help identify the problem. Reasons for your problem can include patient factors such as inadequate therapy due to poor pain control or surgeon factors such as inappropriate sizing or malpositioning of the inplants.
Infection can also cause knee pain. Anterior knee numbness is expected due to the incision location.
Dr. Christopher Hajnik
Dr. Christopher Hajnik
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Board Certified, Neurology
48 years in practice
55M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors