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    [PARTIAL KR] Tightness to extreme!<

    Been about 61/2 mo.since my surgery. This had been the worst time of my life. Never worked so hard to get better without results. I still have the horrible tight band across my knee That is so restrictive. No matter what I do or who I talk to about this it doesn’t Help. I even read that they...
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    [PARTIAL KR] Tightness to extreme!<

    Light stretching daily. Ride stationary Bike for 1/2-1 mile. Reg bike is still rough I tried and still don’t have quite enough motion. Also really aggravates my knee and caused to swell. I still have Moderate swelling with even walking. Really didn’t want to hear another4-6 months. I don’t...
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    [PARTIAL KR] Tightness to extreme!<

    Finally found time to write again. It’s been 4 months since my surgery. Longest 4 months of my life. Finally found a pt that was gentile and caring. My rom is a little over 120. But still have ugly band feeling across my knee. If this would just go away I’d be fine. But when walking or biking it...
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    [PARTIAL KR] Tightness to extreme!<

    Well I have some more questions. It’s been 10 weeks since surgery. Been doing my own workouts and ROM and extension has improved a little. ROM a little over 100. Extension not sure how to measure but stays pretty flat with some force. Only thing is the ugly bandy feeling across the front of...
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    [PARTIAL KR] Tightness to extreme!<

    Thx. At least it gives me hope. This has been 8 weeks of hell. Trying not to think how long this will take.
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    [PARTIAL KR] Tightness to extreme!<

    Must be 170. Yes I’m elevating with the guidelines. And you think my rom at 90 92 at 8 weeks is ok?I was doing the desk thing because it’s the only way I can get flexion of 90 easily.
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    [PARTIAL KR] Tightness to extreme!<

    If I’m reading my gauge right it’s 170-10
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    [PARTIAL KR] Tightness to extreme!<

    1. Pain 1-5 some throbbing at night 2. oxy cod/acetaminophen 5-325 mg twice a day 3. Moderate 4. 90-92 5. icing 4-5 times a day 30 min 6. elevating all night 3-4 times through day All evening watching TV. 7. help with housework, cooking, Shopping , walking Driving 8. have stopped all...
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    [PARTIAL KR] Tightness to extreme!<

    I have been reading a lot of the post. Just to see how they pertain to me. I have quit pt but just normal walking and my knee still swells. I can’t seem to get rid of the ugly zipper feeling across my knee that restricts my rom. Is this scar tissue? I’m worried to death about having to have a...
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    [PARTIAL KR] Tightness to extreme!<

    Thank you for all your kind words and insight. I have never been through anything like this. And everything I’ve been told before about easy recovery sure isn’t true. I am just glad I found this forum.
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    [PARTIAL KR] Tightness to extreme!<

    Thanks, At this point I need some good news.
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    [PARTIAL KR] Tightness to extreme!<

    Yes. Sorry it took so long. I’m new to this posting. It’s been a week since I quit going to pt. Do exercise at home. But even with normal workout and walking knee is still swelling up. Feels better in morning after having leg elavated all night. But as soon as I start normal routine I can feel...
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    [PARTIAL KR] Tightness to extreme!<

    Hi. This is the first time I am posting. I had a partial knee replacement on my left knee on April 3 of this year while staying in Florida. I am into week 5 and still have swelling and lots of tightness. Started with physical therapy while in Florida a week after surgery. It was brutal with them...

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