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@randythehack

X-rays show both my knees are bio-mechanically sound; good clearances, no indication of any of the prostheses becoming loose, dislodged, or damaged in any way. However, what appears to be the culprit in all this is a pinched nerve in my lower lumbar. X-rays on my lower back show a very suspicious area in my lower spine where pinching is likely occurring. As things have gotten worse, the pain is radiating into my lower leg, ankle, foot, and upward into my hip. Those are hardly indicative of a TKR joint failing and far more indicative of a pinched nerve. I have an MRI scheduled for next week to confirm.

I'm was never so relieved to see the x-rays of my knees – they pretty much look like they did nearly 10 years ago when they were first put in.

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@randythehack – I also welcome you to Connect and I am just thrilled to read the progress on your issue. Many times, we have stories here that do not end happily OR just keep progressing w/o end. Yours is heartwarming. I'm so glad they found the culprit in a pinched nerve. I bet you'll be all fixed up before we know it. SOOO glad your knee joints are good. I've had two TKRs myself I was scared when I read your post that somehow they could go bad that quickly. Will you keep us posted?

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