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janicemmccarthy (@janicemmccarthy)

TKR and knee braces

Joint Replacements | Last Active: Mar 21, 2021 | Replies (11)

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@janicemmccarthy It is unfortunate COVID-19 delayed PT. Knee stability a being pain free is vital. I'm sure you want to get back to being active.

Below I have listed members that have recently discussed TKR. I have also linked previous discussions where you may find information and member support. You may wish to scroll through these posts.
@klarnold @sharonbrenna @buickturboman @contentandwell @bushy @wildebjef @ginaquilts @pittkd @ellerbracke @skiing54 @ehlerhardie
– Post Knee replacement mobility https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/post-knee-replacement-mobility/
– Learning to walk normal after knee replacement https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/learning-to-walk-normal-after-knee-replacement/
– Skiing and returning to sport activities after TKR?https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/skiingsports-after-tkr/

May I ask what suggestions PT had for knee stability? Can they not help you with more exercises to improve stability?

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PT said I was finished with what they could do. Told me to ride stationary bike, which I can do for 30 minutes at a time and walk. I can do the treadmill for about 20 minutes at a time but holding the side rails. I purchased a pkg of compression knee braces but I don't know if I am suppose to use them. I am walking fine but occasionally loose my balance. Nights are terrible because both knees still are so tight and the inner side of my left knee is tender and hurts.

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