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Discussion in 'Knee Replacement Pre-Op Area' started by Spex10, Apr 13, 2018.
Just back from hospital appointment. TKR 2 scheduled for end of June. Oh well. Fingers crossed.
I'll cross my fingers for you, too! You're going to love having two good knees!
That's what I'm telling myself. If my new knee feels like my other one I'll be very happy.
The OP told me that 90% of TKR patients are happy with the final outcome and 60% are very happy. Actually I'd settle for OK compared to how it feels now!
My husband had his knees done 7 years apart. He only became very happy when both knees functioned pain free from bone on bone! He did well with both knee post operative. You will do great!
I know you're an old hand at this, @Spex10 , but here is the pre-op reading for you again:
Longevity of implants and revisions: How long will my new joint last?
If you are at the stage where you are planning to have surgery but are looking for information so you can be better prepared for what is to come, take a look at these links:
Recovery Aids: A comprehensive list for hospital and home
Recliner Chairs: Things you need to know if buying one for your recovery
Pre-Op Interviews: What's involved?
Regardless of where you are in the process, the website and app My Knee Guide can help you stay organized and informed. The free service keeps all the information pertaining to your surgery and recovery in one place on your smartphone. It is intended to be a personal support tool for the entire process.
And if you want to picture what your life might be like with a replaced knee, take a look at the posts and threads from other BoneSmarties provided in this link:
Stories of amazing knee recoveries
Thanks @Celle and @Jockette!