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    PKR Nearly 7 weeks, I have been assessed as needing MUA

    Thank you for the advice. I was rather shocked that it was assessed at such an early stage. I have to decide if I am brave enough to put it off....... With regard to icing I was told never more than 20 minutes at a time, but I will try for longer....
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    PKR Nearly 7 weeks, I have been assessed as needing MUA

    I had this second pkr on 29th July. On 9th September my bend was 75 degrees. I have been trying harder but you are right it is becoming sore and more swollen. I suppose I am hoping to improve it enough not to need it doing
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    PKR Nearly 7 weeks, I have been assessed as needing MUA

    I have been booked in for MUA in 2 weeks time. I felt really concerned that I hadn’t been trying hard enough. I didn’t have this problem after my first PKR 7 months ago and thought I knew what I needed to do. I am seeking advice about whether trying to up my effort over the next 2 weeks will...
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    PKR 5 months on worried about muscle wastage and general health decline.

    Thank you so much for all the advice, I have been pushing myself too much recently out of fear, so I am certainly going to give myself a break and relax about it, I didn’t seem to be getting anywhere anyway, just making matters worse!
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    PKR 5 months on worried about muscle wastage and general health decline.

    Thank you Jaycey, my first surgery was on January 21st. Should I still be icing and elevating the operated leg, or should I do both? I tried to up my activity because I was so afraid of feeling so weak, and also gaining weight. I will try resting more as I don’t seem to be achieving much anyway.
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    PKR 5 months on worried about muscle wastage and general health decline.

    I have looked on here re this issue but only find reference to very fit people regaining fitness by extreme exercise. I am 71, I had PKR to my right knee in January and am due to have the left one done in September. My general decline in health and fitness is terrifying, muscle wastage (where...

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