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What to expect 12 weeks post op
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nromeo6752 posted:
I had a bilateral knee replacement 1/26/12 and my knees are still very stiff and I have pain on an some pain during the day but it is intensified at night keeping me up many nights. My ROM is excellent accourding ot the therapists, but stairs are still impossible. When should I expect the stairs to improve? They are also very stiff, when can I expect the stiffness to go away and my knees to feel mre normal?
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Bal M Rajagopalan, MD responded:
Hello,


The good news is that your therapists are happy. I think at this aspect, you may need more physio and strengthening. Start simple, it is still early.

DR RAJ MD,FRCSC
www.drhipandknee.com


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