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Knee Problems

Also known as Baker's Cyst, Chondromalacia, Housemaids Knee, Meniscus Injury, TKR - Total Knee Replacement

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  • guy76832 guy76832

    Having sudden knee pain (25 years old)

    Hi, I'm currently on a backpacking travel, and I'm having constant knee pains. Several things happened during my trip that make it hard to understand what exactly is the cause: 1. A week before my knee started hurting, I hit my knee in a wall. I had pains for about 3 days, when they …

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  • ACL injury

    Subtle patchy marrow edema is seen in the lateral tibial condyle with resolving fracture line. In comparison to previous mri further regression of marrow edema and healing of fracture line of lateral tibial condyle can be seen. No new lesions" this is what my mri of june 2018 says. Xray is …

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  • Partial knee replacement-3 weeks

    Has anyone experienced not being able to lift up their leg while laying down or in a sitting position after pkr? It’s been 3 weeks since my surgery and want to hear from others when they got the sensation back.

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  • Bilateral TKR - anyone out there with experience to share?

    I had bilateral TKR 6 weeks ago . Does anyone have experience of this that they can share.  A lot of advice re exercise etc refers to ‘ good’ Leg which I don’t have!  I have difficulty getting comfortable in bed therefore my sleep is poor , an hour at the most at a time .  Any …

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  • Having sudden knee pain (25 years old)

    Hi, I'm currently on a backpacking travel, and I'm having constant knee pains. Several things happened during my trip that make it hard to understand what exactly is the cause: 1. A week before my knee started hurting, I hit my knee in a wall. I had pains for about 3 days, when they …

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  • Should I lie in bed all day?

    If I rest for a really long time the pain starts to slow down, but as soon as I do more walking(doing house work and other day to day activities) the pain gets bad again. Idk what to do, I feel like I can’t lie in bed all day, my muscles would become too weak and my knees as well. Do you have any …

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  • More Good News and well the usual as well!!

    Had my 2nd Outpatient PT today. Took 1 pill before going ( really glad I did !!! ) Not on a bike yet but on machine where you sit push your legs forward and back for 5 minutes not too bad. Did some stretching Therapist checked my ROM 131Degrees on my own no straining last week 125. All that is …

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  • Knee

    can any of you TKR people get on your knees?

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  • Take 2.

    So, here I go again!!  Into hospital at 7am tomorrow morning (17th). Left TKR this time. I had RTKR in February this year and so far so good. That  doesn't mean that it has been easy, but it seems to have been worth it. I'm so nervous about tomorrow, and the days to follow. It' …

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  • Knee replacement with thigh muscle seizing up

    Had knee replacement last week - went well was up to 90 degrees at end of week- Saturday woke up to a full blown muscle seizure that will not allow me to do range of motion exercises- feels like there is an ice pick in my thigh! I got to 80 degrees after that but insanely painful. Therapist says …

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  • TKR and realistic expectations

    hello all - a google search led me here. I am scheduled for a total knee (right) on Monday. A bit of background. i'm 60 y/o male, of average weight. long history of right knee issues. two scopes for torn medial meniscus -1st in '94, 2nd maybe 10 years ago or so. last 3 years knee starting &# …

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  • Pain

    Is it wrong to put knee support’s back on after a TKR  I’m in so much pain this evening I don’t know what to do with myself 😓

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  • Lump on outer side of knee

    Been there for a while. It’s a decent size lump on my left outer knee, it sticks out. It pops around when I bend my knee past a certain point. It’s not too painful but bothers me a lot and feels uncomfortable. Any idea what this is?

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  • Stuff with pain

    I am nearly at one-year anniversary 17th and have had really no issues that were odd or unexpected until now. The last two weeks began doing elliptical settings at 6 -8 for vertical and 12 for resistance. I don't just for 1 hour 5 days a week. Went out just to walk today limei use too but knee …

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  • Post total knee replacement

     Post total knee replacement I had my right knee replacement April 17. I awake with moderate knee pain.  After riding stationary bike for 10-12 minutes pain increases until I take pain meds. Is this what to expect.? Thanks  ?   

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  • 8 months on

    I’m now 8 months from my TKR and Osteotomy. My world is so different.  I can now walk short distances with minimal pain.  I can go upstairs normally forvfirst time in years. Down hill is still an issue but getting there.  My advise to anyone is have as many Physio sessions as …

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  • Knee problems! Anyone got simular?

    So i fell down a hole last year stopping my nans dog getting humped on a walk. I have to have 2 different surgeries So i have patella alta Lateral patellar maltracking Hypermobility Instability Also ACL problems How do people cope! Im doing physio every week but im so fed up!!! I got …

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  • TKR failures

    Just wondered what are the main causes of knee replacements failing? Is it because of infection? Or just bad surgeons ? Anyone know 

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  • Pain when bending knee backwards 5 months after knee replacement

    I had total knee replacement in March 2018 and although I am very pleased with the outcome, I am having trouble when bending my knee backwards, for example, going downstairs or getting out of a car. I have been going to the gym twice a week and aqua aerobics once and have no problems apart from the …

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  • RTKR 7 months ago, terrific back pain

    7 months on and although I have a very good range of movement, my legs are very weak, still need to pull myself up with furniture,, have been experiencing severe low right side back pain, and soreness in left knee, I was on the list to have a lLTKR and wondering if back pain could be linked. …

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  • When to return to work.

    When do most people return to work after a partial knee replacement? How are most doing at 12 weeks out?

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  • One year and counting

    I hope I get some replies because I feel like I’m losing my mind. One year ago I had my right knee replaced. I’ve seen the surgeon for a yearly check up. He tells me X-rays are beautiful and knee looks and feels perfect. GP looks at it, says the same.  I have made arrangements to have left …

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  • Exercise and movie - pain!

    I'm 8 weeks post tkr on right, left 1.5 yrs ago. Been doing PT 2X week and started back at my gym last week. I did a good workout for my knee at the gym yesterday (PT stuff) for a good 40 min., put a lot of effort into it. Was sore this morning, then sat at a movie for an hour and 45 min. …

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  • TKR .

    I had a TKR on the right leg on July of last year 2017. Since then I have 7 infections on my right calf , CELLULITIS,  my leg now resembles a side of corned beef, (yuk), my leg and knee are still swollen although not as bad as just after the operation. At one time my knee actually saw/felt …

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  • Possible light in the far distance

    had tkr 14 weeks ago and have had a terrible 3 months from a very bad bleed after 10 days to then not being allowed to do exercises so only had 30 degrees flex and had a MUA 4 weeks ago followed by virtually daily Physio. anyway 8 days ago I managed for the first time to be able to have my leg in …

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  • ACL injury

    Subtle patchy marrow edema is seen in the lateral tibial condyle with resolving fracture line. In comparison to previous mri further regression of marrow edema and healing of fracture line of lateral tibial condyle can be seen. No new lesions" this is what my mri of june 2018 says. Xray is …

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  • Knee pain

    7 weeks on seen  registrar yesterday who said the knee will take up to 6 months to heal why on earth did they say six weeks .  My physio said that the fluid needed draining off but he disagreed and said it would go in time .   Today I have started to use ginger essential oil as …

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  • pain after 4 years

    i have had both knees  tkr and  1st one 4 yrs  ago has never been right  2nd one  2 yrs  ago is not so bad== been back to specialist  many  times and spent heaps of money with xrays  etc and in the finish they dont know what it is so they just tell …

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  • 1 year after TKR and not better

    I had my TKR 1 year ago this coming September. I feel like I am almost worse now then before the surgery. The bone on bone pain is gone but I have a large amount of swelling around the knee, a lipoma on the right side of the knee, and the pain is so intense on some days that I don't want to …

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  • One week post TKR

    Wow what a ride surgery went great then coded medication reaction they said, ribs broke during compression! Finally home and doing ok I guess! Walking and doing exercises, PT at home starting next week so we will see! I’m already bored and I’m at one week Surgery last Friday! Any suggestions or …

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  • TKR ROM Work At Home

    This is for everyone but especially for those who can't afford PT or are too far away to travel to one.  Remember: The goal is to break up the forming scar tissue.  Screw the pain...do the work!!!  You want to walk with a limp the rest of your life? #0... Warmup: Nothing beats …

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  • Knee pain not going away :(

    I’ve been resting for 10 days now and the pain is still there. It would usually improve in 10 days, it always has, but not this time. Makes me feel so angry and hopeless. I don’t want to leave the rest of my life in pain and on the sofa.  I finally get to see my doctor on Friday but I have a …

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  • hi all, been recovering from a LTKR for 4 months

    Probably do not exercise quite enough. However recently been swollen slightly on the outside/numb side of my knee and feeling that nerve pain burning in my knee cap and over the side. It was feeling better a week or two ago - this is new and I am a bit stiffer and having pain again. I have not …

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  • Stem cell

    I successfully had THR Oct 30 2017 I eventually will need my other hip and possibly my knees replaced. I'm trying to investigate the current status of stem cell therapy in lieu of jont replacement surgery.  I know that it is not approved by Medicare and my surgeon says there is only about …

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