You will get your ROM back. “They” want it to happen right away. “They” should realize, it doesn’t always happen right away. After a very slow first year, my ROM improved a lot in my second year. I don’t understand the rush, either, early in recovery by our medical team. There is no time by which you need a certain number.
You do not have to consent to any future treatment proposed, if you don’t want it.
Saying no to therapy - am I allowed to?
What your knee needs right now is gentle treatment, lots of rest, elevation, and ice, if that makes it feel better. PT should be gentle. If it isn’t, stop going for a while and give your knee time to heal.
Your MUA was actually done earlier in recovery than most. Your knee has been “through the mill” and needs time to recover from both procedures. Anesthesia can do a number on us, and you had it twice within a month.
Try to be patient with yourself. Your body is upset and it really just needs time.
Many of us have cried more than usual in this recovery, so you’re not alone there.
Post op blues is feeling depressed, weepy, nervy, shaky, fearful of the future, anxious, overwhelmed by what is happening to you, convinced it's never going to get any better and finally, uttering that most intense of all cries "I wish I never had this done!" It arises out of a variety of...
Hang in there, we’re here for you.