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TKR September Sapphire

Mom2Lucy

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Please add me to the September Sapphires. I’m scheduled for my left knee TKR on September 27, 2021. (right knee had a TKR on October 04, 2018) Thanks!
 

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Welcome back and Best Wishes for your surgery!

Here’s a refresher for you:

Here’s some pre op information for you:

If you are at the stage where you have joint pain but don't know for sure if you are ready to have surgery, these links may help:
Score Chart: How bad is my arthritic knee?
Choosing a surgeon and a prosthesis
BMI Calculator - What to do if your surgeon says you're too heavy for joint replacement surgery
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?

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
 

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Such a pretty kitty, we used to have one that looked just like yours. Her name was Dusty.
 

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