Staff member since February 4, 2022
- Sep 5, 2021
- United States
Congratulations on getting the surgery date confirmed. Not long to wait now!
Understand that anxiety but I think you are doing the right thing in view of the valgus deformity. The main problem I think is the stairs and you have a stairlift don't you? I certainly couldn't manage my stairs with both knees operated on. Hopefully your already operated leg will be strong enough for level walking and rehab. You seem to be doing really well after your first surgery.But I am also very nervous, particularly about how I’m going to cope with both legs being weak and sore, and
That is brilliant! Well done! Really amazing. I couldn't move my leg at all for 12- 15 hours after my surgery and I was really panicking. Turns out they had put loads of local anaesthetic in around the knee and it had temporarily paralysed my whole leg!Well, I’m pretty chuffed about this: 3-4 hours out of surgery (LTKR + straightening), and I can lift and bend the newly operated leg like this
I took care of it for you.Admin, please could you change the title of this thread to “My recovery from two TKRs, 7 weeks apart”? TIA!