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Advice please

TurbogranTurbogran Posts: 1,917
edited 27. Feb 2013, 07:26 in Community Chit-chat archive
My sister has just had a total knee replacement 30th Jan and is doing quite well physios are well pleased with her but she is suffering some tightness and stiffness in it and she is wondering how long that this will last and if it is normal so i am asking if anyone who hsa had a tkr can say if they have suffered this way.
Take care
Carol xx


  • barbara12barbara12 Posts: 20,774
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Hello Carol
    I would put this in LWA..or start another thread there about your sisters knee op...make sure the heading mentions knee op then the TKR people will see it...and I wish your sister a good recovery x
  • TurbogranTurbogran Posts: 1,917
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Thank you barbara have put this in lwa forum as well as leaving it on this one.
    Take care
    Carol xx
  • stickywicketstickywicket Posts: 25,968 ✭✭
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    It's very very early days yet, Carol. Even when the outside looks good there's still lots of healing to be done underneath. Just think what's been done - literally, slicing, sawing, hammering etc - she needs to concentrate on rest and exercises for some time yet.
    “There is always a well-known solution to every human problem - neat, plausible, and wrong.” H.L. Mencken
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