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Continued pain after THR and revision
I had a THR on my right hip in March of 2014, the surgeon used a posterior approach. In the months following...More
Posted by SGBrann
low grade fever and leg swelling
My sister had a total hip replacement five weeks ago. She has had a low grade temperature ongoing. Is this...More
Posted by janlin123
Hip Replacement complications
I had a hip replacement 20 months ago and have more pain now than the arthritis that caused it.The pain is...More
Posted by An_264032
Encapsulated Blood Clot after Total Knee Replaceme...
A friend had a total knee replacement and developed a blood clot around the knee which became encapsulated....More
Posted by An_256796
elevated blood platelets
I have 4 abnormal labs over the past yr showing extremely high platelets (3 cbc and a lateral smear). I was...More
Posted by An_248806
Women: what to wear to PT?
I'm having hip replacement in October and have been trying to figure out what to wear to physical therapy...More
Posted by kellybarron
Time frame
I am 12 days out of surgery for my right knee placement and was wondering how much is to much activity? There...More
Posted by dcbauhaus
swelling after partial knee replacement
I am 15 weeks out after a partial knee replacement and I still have a lot of swelling. After an hour of...More
Posted by pegasusblue
superficial cellulitis
My sister had a total left hip replacement 4 weeks ago. The surgery went well but the visit nurse suspected a...More
Posted by janlin123
7 weeks out from surgery
I am a 73 year old woman who had total knee replacement on May 18 of this year (7 weeks ago). I am still...More
Posted by joyfulinhim
Please contribute suggestions as I prepare for BIL...
I get concerned as I read of the post-surgery difficulties experienced by many posters. I do find reassurance...More
Posted by 1959cindy

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TKR for both knees at the same time
I am eighteen months post op after having both knees replaced a the same time. The short response to...More
Posted by An_263694
Knee Replacement with severed ACL Possible?
I've had a completely severed ACL for decades and in 1988 had had some cartliage removed. My ACL was never...More
Posted by An_263677
Left Total Knee Replacement Stiff Knee 7 Weeks Pos...
Folks, I had a left lateral meniscectomy US Army 1980. Dustoff medic removed from flight status due to safety...More
Posted by roguesam
My husband desperately needs a hip replacement
My husband weighs 320 pounds, but both surgeons we've seen say they won't do anything if a person is over...More
Posted by kellyhartle
Hip replacement with ceramic on polyethylene **INP...
I am scheduled to have a hip replacement done on Aug 7th and it will be done with ceramic and...More
Posted by jennlapierre
knee replacement
It really angers me that the ongoing pain with knee replacement was not discussed before the surgery. I am...More
Posted by An_263418
knee replacement
It really angers me that the ongoing pain with knee replacement was not discussed before the surgery. I am...More
Posted by An_263418
6 months post TKR….bleeding in knee cap….hemoa...
I had TKR 6 months ago and recently was having a lot of swelling and pain in one of my knees….had it...More
Posted by brooke1959
Dr Raj, I have had my knee replacement for 2 years now and after all this time it has started hurting...More
Posted by menkhausinga
outer thigh weakness ater hip resurfacing
Good afternoon, I am 7 months post-of for hip resurfacing. The joint feels fine and the muscles are getting...More
Posted by rfg5658
Bone Cement Allergy
To All. I have had 3 knee replacements since 1999 along with 13 arthroscopic surgeries to remove...More
Knee replacement surgery gone wrong???
My mother had gone through the knee replacement surgery. The right knee works gud and has given no problem but...More
Posted by gagang
M.D. vs. D.O.
New here and will probably have a lot of questions but my first one is about M.D.'s vs. D.O. (doctor of...More
Posted by twocapes
Post knee replacement pain and swelling
I had a total left knee replacement in September of 2013 and in May of 2014, I had that same knee scoped...More
Posted by tleatherwood38
Right Anterior THA in two weeks
Hello, everyone. Two weeks from tomorrow I'm having a right total hip replacement. It is being done by an...More
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Posted by davedsel2
inversion table after total knee replacements
Using an inversion table really helps with my back. I had double total knee replacements 1 year ago and would...More
Posted by katescamp
tkr surgery
on feb 2nd i had a tkr... and have been to pt threedifferent times to no avail.... my thigh calf and foot is...More
Posted by mare007
re-doing a knee replacement
My husband had knee a total knee replacement over a year agoor several reasons, the main being he did not do...More
Posted by thealwins
Bruises after total knee replacement
It has been 9 months since my surgery and that was back on 26 Aug, 2014. Since then I have an infection on the...More
Posted by rex70

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