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Gosh, I sure hope you are right. Thank you!Yup, it seems to be how it goes. I was going along pretty smoothly, pain-wise, until last week. Dealing with a bit of a flare up now. I’m sure it’ll settle for a while then something else will wake up and nag at me. Over time, I imagine the flare ups will be fewer and far between, while the fatigue and stiffness will ease up slow and steady. Frustrating, but, in the end, probably well worth it.
Thank you, I needed that. <3@Deamo - you're only 5 weeks into a recovery that takes 52 weeks. It's far too early to be making dire predictions.
Your knee will continue to heal and you'll continue to make progress at the speed your knee dictates, not at the speed you think your recovery should be progressing.
Where are you in recovery?? (TKR)
Recovery doesn't take place in a straight linear progression. It's full of ups and downs, steps forward and steps back, like this:
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