Loads of knee problems occur during sports or recreational activities, work related tasks, or home projects. Knee problems may also manifest due to injury, disease, overuse, or just everyday wear and tear. You are a little concerned about post operative pain and rehabilitation, I’d say in case you are considering knee replacement surgery and you are like most patients. That said, successful treatment of knee problems is aided by gathering as much information as possibleabout the diseased joint before forming a plan of treatment. Preparation for knee replacement surgery is mental and emotional. Reduce outside distractions in your lifetime. Be aware of all sides of the operation, your environment, and the instructions that are given to you by doctors, nurses and specialists. Taking an active role can Know what guys, I am on prednisone, he thought it very much better. Thankful to have some relief. My sister who is 65 had a knee replacement 10 months ago. She had very little pain during her recovery. Ok, and now one of the most important parts. At 10 months her knee started swelling and she had dozens of pain. Notice, we visited the orthopedist who did the tal knee replacement and he said there was nothing he could do. I have called many, lots of orthopedists and they shouldn’t see her as long as they did not do the surgery. Did you know that the pain and swelling has increased, as the time has passed. With that said, she can’t walk when these episodes occur. Just think for a moment. Now look, a primary care physician sent us to have the knee drained and an ultrasound.
It’s a well-known fact that the ultrasound showed a bunch of fluid but we will have to wait for the lab results.
There was a lot of blood and fluid.
I don’t know what to do since noone will see us. For instance, my second tal knee replacement which was 10 years after my first was very much less painful. I am so grateful the surgery is improved from my 1st in 2006! I’m sure it sounds familiar. I am 3 months out and except for some burning and pain on the left side of my knee I am feeling good.
Last time it ok exactly one year before the knee stopped hurting. I hope this time gonna be shorter time but gonna be grateful even if Surely it’s a year again. I had a tal knee replacement on 9/16/16, it wasn’t what I expected as far as how intensive it was but was determined to power through it. Have pain below my joint, shin, and ankle, and swelling, Know what guys, I have full range of motion. For example, my main problem is standing the swelling happens fast and hurts. If it swells many of us know that there is not an effective way to reverse it, I am pretty active so I try to walk it off. I also have pain going down stairs but not up. I am hoping it is for awhile being that my surgeon says I am the poster child for knee replacement. I’m better off now but wow, didn’t think it will for a while to get back to at least 50 normal percent. Maybe my expectations were out of line. Make sure you drop suggestions about it. I am planning to power through it! MedicineNet does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
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I had a bilateral tal knee replacement on July 28th.
I was out of the hospital on the 3rd day and sent to a rehabilitation hospital where I had physiotherapy twice a day. After about a week I was sent home. I had home PT for 1/2 weeks and now visiting local PT place three times a week. Notice that hundreds of the pain was gone in a few weeks. I came off opioids in the second week. You should take this seriously. No stiches, surgeon glued the incision, and it has healed very quickly. Except in the house, my recovery is now 3 months, and I still have Then the muscles in the legs are weak and minimal walking or standing produces pain. Did you know that the for any longerer than I anticipated, I’m glad I did it. You are encouraged to report negative after effect of prescription drugs to the FDA. For instance, visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1800FDA1088. Patient Comments are not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your physician and similar qualified health provider because of something you have read on MedicineNet. Certainly, the opinions expressed in the comments section are of the author and the author alone. Some information can be found on the web. MedicineNet does not endorse any specific product, service or treatment. I had my tal knee replacement on 10/10/2016 so am just past two weeks. I had major pain in the hospital and difficulties sleeping as a number of us do. I got out of hospital on day 4 which is the first day I did any physiotherapy. Was put on something like a stand trolley that you sit back on two cheek things that act like a gate, I was in constant pain. With that said, this for ages being that I had major problems with pain and had tests like ‘xray’, ECG, blood, and ultrasound.
These tests ok a while to coordinate but.
Been able to see physiotherapy, they came back all ok.
I am not able to drive yet for some time. Just wondered if others were feeling same as me. Fact, I feel shattered, worn out, and lethargic. I am not sleeping soundly so that may be the reason why I am so tired. Known just generally feel awful. I can walk without shoes but I don’t think I will manage outside house without walking sticks as I don’t feel safe. I wonder if anyone else feels like me, Know what guys, I feel that I’m in for a further period of problems. I am having tal knee replacement next week 11/4/16 I have put off for number of years but now my way of life isn’t good. I spend 95 my time percent in bed because of pain. Hope this helps. It’s an interesting fact that the doctor said he would do my right knee and later left.