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[TKR] Stiff knee when walking<

Discussion in 'Knee Replacement Recovery Area' started by Rosie2010, Jun 9, 2019.

  1. Celle

    Celle FORUM ADVISOR Forum Advisor

    Member Since:
    Nov 19, 2011
    New Zealand
    New Zealand New Zealand
    I had something like that after my first knee replacement. With some movements, I could feel this band that seemed to move over the bony outside of my knee, just above the knee joint.
    My surgeon said it was caused by a tight ileo-tibial band and that the problem would resolve itself as my recovery progressed. He was right.

    This article has a picture of where the ITB is situated, together with some suggestions that may help.
    ITB (ilio-tibial band) issues and treatments

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