Thank you Jaycey, Left knee, operation date 26th Jan, knee replacement. They did the blood work, EKG, Xray, and meeting with anesthetist. Also had a meeting with pre surgery education center. per their guidance and assistance procured equipment's, 2 wheel and 4 wheel walker, toilet seat, reading books on exercise provided by the doctors office . Looks like you did yours back in 2010 and 2014, I am glad I can talk to you.
Since your surgery is next week, here‘s a preview of our Recovery Guidelines. Each article is short but very informative. Following these guidelines will help you have a less painful recovery.
Knee Recovery: The Guidelines
1. Don’t worry: Your body will heal all by itself. Relax, let it, don't try and hurry it, don’t worry about any symptoms now, they are almost certainly temporary
2. Control discomfort:
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Thank you all. Tomorrow at 11 am I am getting in the ot room for TKR. I have gathered all the equipment's, walker, Bed rails, bath chair, toilet sitters . My husband is with meto help, he is the only one, as because of the covid, I am not afraid of the operation , but doctors told me I HAVE to do exercise, and I am afraid of the pain. let see what I can do.