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  1. Pjmc

    TKR Need Help and Encouragement, please...

    Please message me . Most of what you are dealing with I am also . Pam
  2. Pjmc

    TKR From 30 - 90 rom and wanting more

    Cagney is my Golden Retriever. Bo was our daughters dog she moved out he stayed . They are very good companions . I have red Golden named Bella and a black lab named Jethro never able to get them all in one pic.
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    TKR From 30 - 90 rom and wanting more

    Goodness i can try to change avatar . Technology challenged . Today it would be tears , i never cried prior tkr now that is all, i do . I feel very useless no job , gained weight , still in pain , no ortho will see me .
  4. Pjmc

    TKR From 30 - 90 rom and wanting more

    Truth is I feel very defeated .
  5. Pjmc

    TKR From 30 - 90 rom and wanting more

    Thanks for the great info @Pumpln I did not know any of that .
  6. Pjmc

    TKR From 30 - 90 rom and wanting more

    Thanks , @Pumpkln not sure insurance would cover that . It stopped covering my drs. In next county some years back .
  7. Pjmc

    TKR From 30 - 90 rom and wanting more

    I have been without an ortho since Jan . When second one saw me but did not take me as a patient . I tried going to see second one waited almost two moths only to have them call day of appointment and cancel it . He will not see me " my problem is out of his realm" Had my new PA fax records...
  8. Pjmc

    Revision TKR Revision Complete, recovery continues

    Wow! I am impressed you seem to be recovery well . Thanks for taking the time to message me . I do not expect you to do that . Please heal and rest .
  9. Pjmc

    TKR From 30 - 90 rom and wanting more

    @Pumkln thanks i will try calling lab and ask for my results . I did not think of doing that .
  10. Pjmc

    TKR From 30 - 90 rom and wanting more

    I did not see this before appointment . @Pumpkln I had bllodwork done several weeks ago forgot to ask today if ir showed anything . I actually forgot to ask everything i needed to. She runs on so fast I do not get a chance to tell her what i want to . This was second time i went there. She...
  11. Pjmc

    TKR From 30 - 90 rom and wanting more

    Going to see a PA today my leg has been swollen ( think it is side effects of Mobic . Bith legs swollen , tkr leg red and still painful . One day i hope to be able to say pain free.
  12. Pjmc

    TKR Am not dead!

    I truly know how you feel . I am so tired of constant pain . Did he tell you what the surgery would be ? I have had poor pain management from day two of tkr .
  13. Pjmc

    TKR From 30 - 90 rom and wanting more

    Thank you @Jozilla , Your kind words mean a lot to me . I am so tired of this I feel like the Doctors do not want to be bothered with me . I will continue to look for a joint specialist. Yes, Pittsburgh has a good selection of Doctors and hospitals . I am researching them .
  14. Pjmc

    bone cement did not hold my knee

    I am in Pennsylvania too looking for a great ortho .
  15. Pjmc

    TKR From 30 - 90 rom and wanting more

    Thank you Pumpkin. I am disappointed.
  16. Pjmc

    TKR From 30 - 90 rom and wanting more

    Today was to be my appointment with ortho. They called as I was going out the door and cancelled. The person that called from his office said he would not be seeing me because "my problem is out of his realm." This one was more experienced than the one that operated. So I know just doing...
  17. Pjmc

    Revision TKR Revision: Second Time Is the Charm

    I am angry that the Drs. Did no testing for allergies before my replacement . To me that seems wrong .
  18. Pjmc

    TKR RTKR Feb 12th Hard Recovery

    @ Roy GardinerFA Now if only you could make Drs. And PT abide by the take it easy approach . They push us from the beginning . Make us feel we are not trying hard enough . My knee was swollen for 5.5 months . I know the fault is the Dr and PT . Had they allow the swelling to go down and my...
  19. Pjmc

    TKR Poking My Head Above the Water - New Knee 11/5/13

    I think you have done more in one day than I have been able to do in months . Very impressive.
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    TKR From 30 - 90 rom and wanting more

    Thanks I will be sure and get them . I may ask new gp tomorrow to order them too . Someone said if gp gets the records they do not get charged . It can not hurt to ask .

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