On Second Thought…TKR Recuperation

Hi everyone. Since some of you have contacted me about the frustrations with tkr recuperation, here is a reprint of an older post from 2008. On second thought…tkr recuperation insight:

The decrease in my knee swelling is more than likely a culmination of a variety of things – all taking 6.5 months to see any results.   (Yes, I know that in proper writing composition – numbers under ten are to be written out. I’m gutsy. 🙂 )

Recuperation from a total knee replacement is time consuming and involves a variety of exercises.   Just don’t give up.  Stay with it.  I’ve known people who still can’t walk downstairs and it’s been a year after their tkr…total knee replacement.  They simply do not do any exercises to increase their flexibility.   What’s the sense in that?

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2 thoughts on “On Second Thought…TKR Recuperation”

  1. Thanks for your coments, I am at 4th week and have been frustrated but through this site realizing recovery is a long, hard road. OK with me, just didn’t realize it before surgery.

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