I had a rt TKR 4 mos ago. I am only 50, and made quick progress to nearly full flexion and extension. I have an unrelenting tight brace feeling around my knee that causes me to limp and makes walking very painful. Is this something that should be treated by the OS or should i be seeing a neurologist? it seems there is some question about whether it is a nerve issue v. knee. My surgeon is reluctant to prescribe any pain medicine since i am 4 mos out- but i cannot tolerate the brace and how painful it is. any help is appreciated.View Thread
Good luck to you. I met a man a few weeks ago who had the same "tight" feeling after he had his first knee replaced- and ended up having the replacement redone.. he had no problems the second time. He also had the left knee done and it all went fine without any tightness at all! I need my other knee done, too, but am certainly reluctant to do it with the right knee being such a problem. Hope yours goes well.View Thread
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