my mom is 1 year into her recovery from TKR - she still cannot function without her meds. You may become dependant on them. I really hope you don't suffer as much as my mom does, she cries every day.. I keep looking for answers or suggestions from other people who have been through this to see if there is any other way to help with the pain.
I hope you recover well - I hope this post doesn't upset you, I just read about all these poor people who are still suffering months and months after...
How are u doing once your pain meds kick in?View Thread
Just wanted to see if I could get any helpful tips or answers. My mom had a total knee replacement last December. A year has gone by and my mom still wakes up every morning crying in pain. The pain has obviously subsided since the surgery, but its still excrutiating for her. She can't even get on with her days without her medication to help her along.
How much longer will she suffer? The doc suggests her other knee be done soon, she said she'd rather suffer than get it done - thats how much pain she suffers through everyday...
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