the alternative is dealing with it until you can no longer take it. You will know when the time is right. I put off the surgery for 8 years and finally I knew it was time. I am 14 weeks post op for bilateral knee replacement and things are finally starting to feel like it was worth doing. I was told it was going to be a long recovery and I was in denial. I thought that was for other people, I usually recuperate fast. Well it is a very long recovery. So when you do have it done, go into it knowing that it will take a long time and lots of determination and you should do fine. If they offer to do two at once its a good option because you get it over with at the same time.View Thread
Hi I had bilateral total knee replacement in November of 2012. I am doing well but I have problems sleeping also. My only complaint is the tight elastic band feeling around my knees..does anyone know how long this lasts. I know it can be up to a year until you feel back to normal. I dont regret having the surgery, but I thought it was going to be a shorter recovery. Plus everyone I talked told me that I would have total relief of the pain I had pre surgery. This is not true in my case. I still have pain but I have accepted it. I am at 120 degrees of bend and if I didnt have the tight elastic feeling I could live with the 120.View Thread
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