Yes, I am in the proud beneficiary of two brand spanking new knees. I’m getting ready to be discharged this evening. Thank you to everyone who has prayed for me and sent their best wishes. I greatly appreciate you all.
Over what period of time? The shorter the time, the more likely it is to be fluid retention, as has been mentioned. If it's been over just a couple of weeks or less, it's certainly fluid. The body can't put on fat that fast!I am a bit concerned that I have gained so much weight. 21 lbs!
This happened to me as well, although mine was closer to a month post-op. I think it has something to do with all the medications during and post surgery. Like you, I found the treatment worse than UTI itself. Be patient, your body does stabilize as it works it's way through healing.Day 17- Post surgery. Got a UTI,
Please don't let anyone -- including yourself -- set "goals" for flexion! We all recover at different rates and you are still very, very early in this year-long recovery. Your knees are still traumatized by the surgery. Your bend will improve gradually as the swelling goes down. So don't worry about the numbers.I have not reached goals for the bending of my knees.