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    FCBayern reacted to benne68's post in the thread TKR Newbie with Agree Agree.
    Wow, @Sparky791, that's amazing ROM for only four weeks. I'm at five weeks, and still don't have full extension. I managed to get to...
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    FCBayern reacted to Sparky791's post in the thread TKR Newbie with Like Like.
    4 week check up today. Os says everything great. Knee tracking the way it is supposed to, full extension and 117 degree flexion. Pain is...
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    FCBayern replied to the thread TKR Hawkie's 2nd Knee.
    That was my best path to recovery as well, and I haven't heard from anyone here that took this approach and was unhappy with the...
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    Well it is now 4 weeks since my BTKR and I am very happy with how things are progressing. I have been walking without any use of aides...
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    FCBayern replied to the thread TKR Sleep issues.
    My knee was a slow one as well @elbracey, it took me a year to get to 120 degrees of flexion. My knee continued to improve throughout my...
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    FCBayern replied to the thread THR Sulliy in Recovery.
    Great to hear from you @Sulliy! We had our THR pretty close together, glad to hear you're as happy with yours as I am with Mine! :walking:
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    FCBayern reacted to Eman85's post in the thread THR Terrible muscle pains with Agree Agree.
    Sounds like a good plan, just don't let "everyone" know. I found that the walking was best and form was more important than distance or...
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    FCBayern reacted to Eman85's post in the thread THR Terrible muscle pains with Useful Useful.
    I don't think you'll get many here saying that. I thought the same with my first and after doing them and hurting I did more research...
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    FCBayern replied to the thread TKR Hawkie's 2nd Knee.
    Prior to my TKR I was aware of the BoneSmart gentle approach to recovery as opposed to rigorous PT. I was lucky enough to find the site...
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    FCBayern replied to the thread THR Muscle Stiffness.
    Also can you tell us which hip was replaced? We will add it to your signature, it's helpful for staff to provide appropriate guidance.
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    FCBayern replied to the thread THR Muscle Stiffness.
    Hello and :welome: to BoneSmart! Swelling and tight muscles are very common during this recovery. Ice and elevation will help both...
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    FCBayern replied to the thread TKR Hawkie's 2nd Knee.
    I didn't use a rocker but when I got back in the office I would plant my foot and roll the chair forward until I felt tightness, then I...
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    FCBayern replied to the thread TKR Back again in 2021 ☺.
    Just taking the dogs for a walk, even a short one was a huge boost to my mental health during recovery. Those little things that let you...
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    @wander03 I'm so sorry you were treated so poorly by your original PT. When I hear about such an old school approach I almost expect...
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    FCBayern replied to the thread TKR Newbie.
    That is the basis of BoneSmart's philosophy, Listen to your body, it knows what it needs better than any medical person. Sounds like you...

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