Knee cap replacement surgery recovery

Common Questions and Answers about Knee cap replacement surgery recovery


//<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span>-<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Replacement</span>/costs In any case, I would confront your doctor about your feelings and the pain you're experience, or if worse comes to worse, ask for a second opinion if you don't think he's doing what he should be doing. Good luck Jazie06.
I am sorry to say but if you would have gone ahead with Knee fusion then, doctors would not have been able to do ligament reconstruction or <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Replacement</span> surgery. The anatomy of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> or <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> joint configuration would have changed after the Knee fusion surgery to do any sort of surgery after that. Yes I think an orthopedic surgeon experienced in Knee Replacement after Knee fusion could possibly with difficulty could have done it. Keep me informed if you have any queries. Bye.
Other option that can be foreseen with such a bad <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> would be an <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Replacement</span>. To comment on such a surgery requires in depth analysis of your condition.
I have a total <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Replacement</span> Right Knee and I'm undergoing weekly injections of SUPARTZ on the Left Knee to replace fluid that I don't have. As I lay here with the heating pad wrapped around the Right Knee, I can sympathize with your Knee pain that you're experiencing. I'm with Quixotic on the response he gave you. It's best to see an Orthopaedic Physician and ask them to do the MRI.
Wow, Rubina you are the motivation to all the people going for <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Replacement</span> surgery or having lot of fears about <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Replacement</span>. Please give a detailed experience for other patients who would be benefitted, whenever you have time by a neat post. Take care and best of luck for the Golf thing!
on investigating they found that my femor and <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Cap</span> was in a bad way and worn and in time i will need a <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Cap</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Replacement</span>, however thankfully not at the present time. Iam a fit person who teaches amrtial arts. My problem is that it has been weeks since my operation but the Knee is still badly swollen and sore and i am still struggling to straighten it and bend it behonf 40 degrees..
I do understand that a chondroplasty does not guaranty that cartilage like material will form. Am I necessarily looking at injections of some type to stave off <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Replacement</span> surgery? The doctor put me on "partial weight bearing" status for two more weeks. What is anybody's experience here? My meniscus cartilage was worn out on the inside before surgery. Did the chondroplasty get you to "pain free" for a while? Thanks for any input you may have.
on my 14 surgery, a right <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> fusion. my doctor left my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Cap</span> in just in case I was able to get a Knee Replacement in the future. MY leg got infected with a MRSA ( aka the super bug) staff infection. the waited 18 months for the leg to fuse and took out the infected hardware (2 paltes and 36 screws) and started me on IV vancomyosen for 3 months. The infection healrd inside my distal femur. I have outbreaks of fever, swelling, and severe pain. I also have RSD in my right Knee to top it off.
I am starting to get the locks and popping along with pain again when I move the Knee, but the pain is not as bad as before the surgery. The therapist says he can feel a catch in my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Cap</span> so I assuming it's from the work he did to my Knee Cap for the arthritis. My questions are, did I set myself back by getting off the crutches too soon? On the third week after surgery I started travelling again making a couple of long trips by air, dealing with airports, luggage and all that goes with it.
Although the pain doesn't show up when I poke or touch my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span>, I can duplicate the pain when my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> is slightly bent and I press below the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Cap</span> and rub to the painward side while still pressing. I almost thought it was a chipped bone at first, but now (because of the above) I think it is a collection of fluid and the pain is from the fluid trying to migrate to an area of muscle or tissue that doesn't want to separate. Some of you may be aware of how powerful hydraulic pressure can be.
It can take a very long time for you to be able to recover from your surgery. Unfortunately, that's just one of the problems with any type of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> or hip surgery. Please keep us informed on what you find out from your Doctor. If they don't suggest it, ask for an x-ray to be sure that there is nothing new going on with your Knee. Again, I'm so very saddened that this has happened to you and especially all of the increased pain and side-effects that you are having from your surgery!!
If your surgery is elective, you can expect about half the recovery time of my trauma-induced surgery. This surgery has dramatically improved an already very fulfilling life. I have a new lease on life, and I didn't even need one!
i am back to square one tomorow. yep. new surgery for me. now my left <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span>. all i ask you to do is pray pray pray for me. i am so scared i will not walk. i am so scared i will use. i am scared. other than that im ok. today my pain level is at an all time high. good news is now 9 months my right Replacement is completely healed!! i have 100% range. and now were gonna get the left one started. i walked and walked and walked yesterday. i went to winterjam. a christian rock convention.
You can do this tramadol warriors! You can beat this! You will do this!
I was told eventually I would require <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Replacement</span> of both Knees. However, due to pain, movement of the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> that causes startling pain, an unsteady gait and irritation of the degenerative disease in my lumbar spine probably a result walking to favor that Knee the doctor has recommended arthroscopic surgery to remove th loose cartilage, scraping of the arthritis and a lateral ligament release which will require a surgical incision all of which will require an 8 week recovery perion.
basically is there anything i can do to improve it without surgery, is there any way to get it back to 100 percent (with or without surgery) thanks. also i was told arthoscopic surgery would not be sufficient, open <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> surgery would have to be used.
Hi and Welcome Tramadol Warriors, Please come on in and make yourself comfy. All are welcome.
Hi Warriors! Welcome to a beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. This is the place to be if you want off Tramadol ... you'll get support here. We're so glad you found us!
Hi There Dear Friends & Tramadol Warriors! Welcome to Part 26. Come on in and make yourself at home. We are delighted you came to join us. Lots to learn, lots to teach ...
ask me any questions about <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> surgery. Im not a doctor but I've been thru five scopes before <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Replacement</span>. Now six.
If they won't do surgery this would be worst trying ONCE. I have had a <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Replacement</span>. It was done before I was diagnosed with MS but I surely had the disease at the time the surgery was done. I do think my recovery was a little slower than average since I fatigue easily and have some muscle problems. My surgeon knows my diagnosis now. It's noted on the chart BUT he didn't seem to care much. He certainly never indicated I wouldn't have qualified just because of the MS.
I read your note to josh 344 and I think that you may have helped me with my Knee pain. Since total <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Replacement</span> of left <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> 2 and a half years ago I have suffered chroniv <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> pain worse than before surgery also not being able to flex more than 65 as the Knee becomes so tight and the pain extremley bad. On x-ray shows a slighyly tilted Knee Cap with some bone on metal.
I'm a 19 year old female I have a work related injury and my left <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Cap</span> had subluxed and went off to the left side after having to go through 3 to almost 4 months of pt the Dr's and the therapist told me there was nothing they could do but go in and do a elms lie-trillant which in the end they decided not to and that they were just going to let me rest up and no movement well this went on for months and I had more x-rays then anything I could imagine and they told me to seek a better Doct
I had the arthroscopy on the 30/11/2010 and have done much rehabilitation with Hydro and gym exercises(3-5 times a week) but the left Knee still has pain on the underside of the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Cap</span> and inside area. Pain is at a level 3 and once being used(exercising,walking,bending) quickly raises to a level 6 pain in these areas.Also I have sharp stabbing pains on & off in the lower inside area to a pain level 8 enough to stop me in my tracks with no prior warning signs before this happens.
This was the last resort for me before surgery. I wanted to try it and left <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> is better than the right <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> but with this new med I may be ok for a while. I am very excited about the injections and the gel as well.
Hello, I am a 34 year old female and underwent <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Replacement</span> surgery approximately 2 1/2 years ago. Approximately 7 weeks post surgery I had a right Knee manipulation done. At this time my range of motion is great at +150 degrees. I am able to bend my Knee equal to that prior to surgery. I am however having continued pain, swelling and heat. I have not been pain free for any time since my surgery. The pain is definately different than prior to surgery.
I knew my right Knee seemed correct after surgery (spot on), but my left <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> was high. I had a surgery to correct this issue, but after the PT period you could easly notice that it was still high. The issue is, most doctors do NOT make any repair work, unless if you are really persistent (my case). Most of them prefer to fix when it’s already broken. Oh, doesn't help to complain now.
Hi Sonia, how did your surgery go with the bone chips?? I just had a plastic joint <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Replacement</span> in my right big toe last September. Since then I've had nothing but problems. My toe is 1/4'' shorter and is very painful. All of my toes hurt and my toe will not touch the ground. I'm walking on the side of my foot and only a couple pairs of shoes fit.
I scheduled arthroscopic surgery anyway, because I can’t function. Then THIS MORNING L <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> showed same symptoms as R <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Knee</span> did 6 weeks ago! Today I am moving around my house in tears, either on crutches or scooting on my butt on the floor because I am scheduled for R Knee surgery tomorrow. Now my L Knee can’t bear weight! I have a very healthy lifestyle of good food and regular exercise (only helath issue is hypothyroid—use low dose synthroid).
MedHelp Health Answers