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    TKR Tight Band

    Now 4 months after TKA. Still stiffness and pain. I have this area of swelling at the side of my ankle. At 4 weeks out my PT said I could ride my stationery bike. So when peddling I felt a strong pop sensation on the side of my calf. This is where this swelling is now. I went to a doctor to...
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    TKR Tight Band

    Thanks for the information. He did mention gabapentin but I was afraid to try it due to side effects. Did you have any side effects from it. Maybe I will give it a try before the injection. What dosage do you take?
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    TKR Tight Band

    14 weeks post op rt. TKA. I still have pain at night especially that keeps me awake. My OS thinks it is nerve pain and wants me to have a nerve block. I am very scared to do this and also doesn't that just numb the nerve. I went to him due to the pain but mostly due to tightness and having a...
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    TKR Tight Band

    Went to my OS yesterday due to pain and sensitivity on my right knee. I am 13 weeks post op TKR. I told him about the stiffness like I have a tight knee sleeve on when I walk. He now wants me to go have a nerve block. He seems to think it is all nerve pain related. I am very nervous about it...
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    TKR Tight Band

    Should I still do stretching exercises and ice even though there doesn't seem to be much swelling. My pain seems to get worse at night and that is when my restless legs also kicks in.
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    TKR Tight Band

    12 weeks post op TKR still having stiffness and limping. Have pain at nightI have cut back on exercising only do recumbent bike 10 minutes a day and a little daily chores. My knee feels very tight like I am wearing a knee sleeve that is too tight. I have used ice and tried Epsom salt baths. No...
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    TKR Tight Band

    Thank you for the advise. I am trying to cut back on how long I am on my feet and see if that helps with the pain at night. My knee doesn't seem to be swollen on the outside very much but with the tightness I remember reading it can be swollen on the inside. Sometimes my foot will tingle too is...
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    TKR Tight Band

    Yes icing 2x day, riding recumbent bike 10 minutes a day. Doing stretching exercises while sitting in my recliner. I am up on the knee most of the day doing housework, laundry and making meals. I did PT for 5 weeks 2x week in home but thought maybe I should try another therapist went to see him...
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    TKR May 20th Day Surgery RTKR

    I am 9 weeks tomorrow still have pain and tightness to the point of walking pegged leg very depressed and I too did everything I was told to do by the book but now I am so afraid I will be stuck with this pegged leg and tightness my PT or OS do not have any answers for me...glad you had good...
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    TKR Tight Band

    May 19,2021.
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    TKR Tight Band

    No mostly due to tightness on both sides of the kneecap kerp from bending.
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    TKR Tight Band

    I am 7 weeks post op TKR.I have been working with a therapist for 6 weeks and now my bend is at 132 and my knee goes flat when extended. With all that hood news when I try to walk feels like a clamp on both sides if my kneecap and sometimes in the back of my knee. I still have pain off and on...

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