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    MUA knee so stiff<<

    How many more times do I have to ask for Physiotherapy in the UK by self referral , and every time keep getting silly home therapy email guidance on how to exercise and say give it a year to settle advice, cannot afford private therapy , even my GP states NHS therapy self refer is problematic...
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    MUA knee so stiff<<

    Ask GP if I opted for another hospital to see another surgeon would I see more urgently he stated that I would have to start again and go back on a another list with guarantee to see anyone quicker' BIG MOAN A COMING:censored: Cannot feel so frustrated when I read all the ones doing well after...
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    MUA knee so stiff<<

    Today was informed that all knee and hip replacements at my local hospital have been cancelled due to hospital running out of money to do these OPs and now most have got to wait at least nine months for ops -so afraid don't look good for me - I did wonder why my review to see a new Surgeon was...
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    MUA knee so stiff<<

    Just now phone hospital - did not wait until weeks time -thought I do it now and I was told my appointment is not until the new year with a new surgeon , there is a long waiting list I was told,
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    MUA knee so stiff<<

    Seen the Doctor today and a I discussed my problems with him and he was not impressed how the Surgeon has left my knee told me to contact the hospital in 2 weeks time if I have not heard anything from them, told him how painful my knee is especially at night and how swollen my calfs and feet...
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    MUA knee so stiff<<

    @Jockette - Got an appointment on Monday the 18th at my GPs -to talk about this and to get him to chase my appointment with another surgeon has this wait getting little annoying
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    MUA knee so stiff<<

    Blast :gaah:I had enough of my knees - with all the knee faults -both my old tkr and new knee are swelling up really bad -my socks really cutting into my legs- trying to use my old dvt socks but does not help and these too cut into my leg.
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    MUA knee so stiff<<

    Well an update or shall I say No -nothing heard from Hospital -time for a phone call. had enough of knee not straightening and walking with crutches and with painful wrist
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    TKR Can't straighten leg or walk eleven weeks post op<

    @JamesAB I too got similar problems 7 months P.O. I cannot straighten leg and my leg drag has I walk and swelling and pain is very bad , having to rest most of the time after work, now working part time. I walk with crutches still and plenty of sitting and I too look like ending up in a wheel...
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    MUA knee so stiff<<

    @knee#2 its good idea would save my hands and wrists but it happened while I was out. spending a lot of my time resting on the bed nowadays has, leg swells even doing the simplest things and its not easy walking with leg that will not straighten and using crutches- must be a record for TKRs...
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    MUA knee so stiff<<

    Got to smile "When it rains it rains" :blackcloud: Due to not being able to bend my knee over 70% I have to use my hands to push myself up from a sitting position, but today unfortunately due to this "I fractured my wrist" so now cannot use my crutches for awhile now:boohoo:
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    MUA knee so stiff<<

    Thankyou all for your kind support and yes Im having difficult time of it at the moment - knee getting worse - Im beginning to drag leg behind me now when walking and stairs are getting harder to climb. plus previous tkr knee is hurting due to transfer of weight on it , the tight banding feeling...
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    MUA knee so stiff<<

    @kneeper -many thanks for your kind thoughts- today not a good day knee wise. my knee feel like its going to explode for my leg , It feels like the prosthesis is pushing against the knee area and the knee cap is forcing itself outwards --the knee itself is not swollen - I know it all sound...
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    MUA knee so stiff<<

    Walking with bent leg is very awkward and now leaning to one side- my wife tried to imitate the way I am standing /walking and she could not understand how I could cope with it . :old:
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    Knee Infection* My Knee Revision Journey (2 stage)

    since I had my knee done late April this year- my leg is continuously swollen no respite and continuous pain and still using crutches and waiting for a second opinion- must admit I am concerned about another surgery because my surgeon said I may lose my knee,

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