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This doesn’t sound good to me but my doctor is not alarmed. Anybody have a similar result that kept improving over time? I have heard some say that there is only a 6 week window.
I had my TKR in May and you are about where I was at that point. It takes longer than 6 weeks to get a good range of motion and be prepared for good days and bad days. I was at a 128 bend and -3 extension at 11 weeks. The doctor was happy with the progress and said I would continue to gain range of motion. I did aqua therapy as well as land therapy and found that to be very helpful. I think you are doing great! Recovery from a TKR is a full time job and you have to do your exercises on the days you don't have PT. I am still in PT and have just gone from 3 days a week to 2 days.
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Thanks for the reply. What you said sounds very encouraging. I hope mine does the same…I was at 101 and -3 yesterday but that is after she works on it for about 50 minutes.
Sounds like you are doing great! The PT can always a better bend and flex on my knee as well.
My tkr was two weeks ago. I can get to 90 but I am concerned that isn't enough. I have the impression my PT expects more. Just makes me resent going even more.
Fjkphx. Its your body your knee do as much as you can but don't stop shes trying to get you your full ROM.Ice it when your home.
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