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      Tgmaine replied to the thread TKR January 4th ltkr.
      Three months! I'm still a bit stiff and sore, and working on my walking gait with PT and strengthening exercises. I also need to...
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      Tgmaine replied to the thread TKR January 4th ltkr.
      Thanks for the advice and support. Last night I took the Ativan as soon as I started feeling the muscles constantly tightening. Before...
    • Tgmaine
      Tgmaine replied to the thread TKR January 4th ltkr.
      I've been checking in with some of the other January Jackpots, and it's reassuring that I'm not the only one still very much in recovery...
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      Tgmaine reacted to Layla's post in the thread TKR January 4th ltkr with Friendly Friendly.
      You’re welcome and Happy One Month Anniversary, Lefty! Also, Happy Seven YEAR Anniversary, Righty! @Tgmaine
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      Tgmaine replied to the thread TKR January 4th ltkr.
      Thanks so much!
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      Tgmaine reacted to Layla's post in the thread TKR January 4th ltkr with Informative Informative.
      Hi Tgmaine, Sometimes the skin around your incision becomes dry and itchy while healing. Although it is okay to put lotion or cream on...
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      Tgmaine replied to the thread TKR January 4th ltkr.
      I hear you about dulling pain before PT. I actually read the article about Bonesmart's feelings on exercises and looked at the ones that...
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      Tgmaine replied to the thread TKR January 4th ltkr.
      Checking in with a question about painkillers. I am 4 weeks post op. Night time is still hugely challenging. I am up 2 or 3 times in the...
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      Tgmaine reacted to sistersinhim's post in the thread TKR January 4th ltkr with Agree Agree.
      Being able to get off of NSAIDs would be a really good thing.
    • Tgmaine
      Tgmaine replied to the thread TKR January 4th ltkr.
      Well let's hope after I'm finished healing from this knee there won't be a need for long term NSAID treatment!
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      Tgmaine reacted to sistersinhim's post in the thread TKR January 4th ltkr with Agree Agree.
      I took and still do take Omeprazole and got ulcers anyway. If you have any discomfort in your tummy you might want to switch to...
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      Tgmaine replied to the thread TKR January 4th ltkr.
      I looked that up. I take Omeprazole, which is also a proton pump inhibitor so I think I have that covered. My husband usually brings me...
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      Tgmaine replied to the thread TKR January 4th ltkr.
      Wow good to know. I generally have had good luck with NSAID meds as far as stomach issues but I'll be careful.
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      Tgmaine replied to the thread TKR January 4th ltkr.
      Yes @MSuki the new med is diclofenac. Just 2 pills a day. I can't say if it's making a huge difference or if my swelling and pain are...
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      Tgmaine replied to the thread TKR January 4th ltkr.
      Two week post op update. I saw the PA on Thursday and all looks good. Removing the staples wasn't pleasant but didn't take long. She...
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