I had my bilateral tkr in 2000. I can honestly say that it took about 1 and half years to get rid of the heavy stiff feeling, but I'm not having any trouble with mine. The first year it was always cold and I had to cover it with pillows and blankets, but this year it has been fine. Give it time. The only problem that I'm having is maybe going down steps, only once in a while. Exercise is the key. I spent the first two years in the gym. Every night after work for at least and hour. Water exercises were the best, but I also did the treadmill, recumbent bike, and the rowing machine. If mine feels stiff, which is not very often I just find some kind of exercise to do. Even if it is just sitting on a chair and doing leg lifts.View Thread
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