Hi maz54 - Can you please tell me about the kinesio tape? I would certainly like to give it a try. I hear what you are saying about the bone on bone coming back to bite me. I know I need the surgery but at this point would like to hold off until Jan. Where can I purchase the tape Hoping to hear from youView Thread
Hi Georgia888 Thanks for your response. The thing is it is not the other knee that hurts. It is on the leg next to the knee, if that makes sense. I will be walking and all of a sudden it gives out. I am putting off surgery because I have a terrible time coming out of anesthesia. I had a custom made brace made for the bad knee and it is helping. Surgery is a last resort for me! I do think I am favoring the bad knee and you are right about the othe other knee bearing more of the weight.View Thread
I was told in July that I need a knee replacement due to bone on bone. At the time the knee was hurting so bad. The pain has subsided quite a bit so I am putting surgery off. Now I have a problem with my other leg. The knee doesn't hurt on that leg but it just keeps going out on me. I am wondering if this is normal or if it is an unrelated problem. It hurts mostly on the right side of the leg next to the knee. I am wondering if this could be because I am been favoring the bad knee for so long. Does anyone have any input on this or have they experienced this. Thanks fo reading this.View Thread
I posted a few days ago about needing tkr. I forget to mention that they fitted for a solus breg knee brace in the orthopedist office. I was told that is will help and is actually supposed to separate the bone so I don't have bone rubbing on bone. It is quite expensive and I am getting it on Monday. Has anyone else heard of this brace or used it? If so, did it help at all.View Thread
I posted two weeks ago about a problem with my knee. I was hoping that I would be able to try the injections. The Dr. said that I need a total knee replacement. The knee is actually bowing out. I had a custom knee brace made in the meantime and am getting that tomorrow. The store bought one fit last week but this week is tight. Guess my knee swelled up more. I would like to hear peoples experience with total knee replacement. I was hoping to put it off for a while but with all the pain I am in, I just want it over with. I haven't left my house in 3 days because of the pain and now my feet are tingling. So, if anyone could please let me know how they did with the surgery and the recoup pperiod I would appreciate it.View Thread
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