Why is my knee and leg so tired from walking I just had knee surgery and the surgeon removed 15 to25 pieces of torn cartilage behind the kneecap.

Followup. Would followup with your surgeon to discuss. It may just be a normal part of your recovery. Physical therapy may be of some benefit. Your surgeon would best know if you are making appropriate recovery or not.

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