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    • Birdie23
      Birdie23 reacted to sistersinhim's post in the thread TKR RTKR with Like Like.
      Your MUA has increased your inflammation, which has increased your swelling. That makes your knee stiff. Fluid takes up space inside and...
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      Birdie23 replied to the thread TKR RTKR.
      I've been going to PT, and made a little progress with walking, but not much with knee flexion since MUA April 2nd. Swelling of my leg...
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      Birdie23 reacted to Jockette's post in the thread TKR Frustrated and defeated with Like Like.
      In our efforts to do what the professionals say, so we can improve, sometimes we overdo the exercises/PT, which causes more swelling...
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      Birdie23 reacted to MSuki's post in the thread TKR Frustrated and defeated with Like Like.
      You might consider rescheduling a couple of appointments (ie skip them) and see if that makes you feel any better. You shouldn’t be...
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      Birdie23 reacted to Ghosthunt's post in the thread TKR Frustrated and defeated with Like Like.
      I had left TKA in Dec 2023. At 12 weeks still only at 90 degrees flexion. Had MUA on Monday 03/04; MD said he was able to flex my knee...
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      Birdie23 reacted to sistersinhim's post in the thread TKR Frustrated and defeated with Like Like.
      @Ghosthunt, what is the exact date of your TKR in December, and which knee was it? The MUA re-injured your healing soft tissues, and...
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      Birdie23 reacted to mendogal's post in the thread TKR RTKR with Like Like.
      Yes, you're off to a good start now; let yourself and your PT go slow and easy!
    • Birdie23
      Birdie23 replied to the thread TKR RTKR.
      Update : I had the MUA last Tuesday April 2. The OS showed me a photo of my knee and it was completely bent! I was shocked. Of...
    • Birdie23
      Birdie23 reacted to Jamie's post in the thread TKR RTKR with Like Like.
      These decisions are difficult to make and even more so when you have differing opinions to consider. I can completely understand you...
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      Birdie23 reacted to sistersinhim's post in the thread TKR RTKR with Like Like.
      Because of birth defects, I had to have 12 knee surgeries since 1983, so I've had lots of knee recovery experience. I knew from that...
    • Birdie23
      Birdie23 replied to the thread TKR RTKR.
      Thank you, I appreciate your support.
    • Birdie23
      Birdie23 reacted to mendogal's post in the thread TKR RTKR with Like Like.
      We may not understand, but we 100% support you in making this very personal decision based on your trust in them, and will continue to...
    • Birdie23
      Birdie23 replied to the thread TKR RTKR.
      I don't know, but two of my OS's said that I would benefit from having MUA, regardless of not having adhesions (according to the MRI). I...
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      Birdie23 reacted to Jockette's post in the thread TKR RTKR with Like Like.
      Keeping active is good. Ice and gentle massage is also good. My PKR is 7 years old and still doesn’t like rainy days. I had cataract...
    • Birdie23
      Birdie23 replied to the thread TKR RTKR.
      Just shopping at Kohl's department store and sitting in Starbucks is enough of a day for me. Or bank, post office. Laundry, library. I...
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