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Wake up from a deep sleep with knee in real bad pain.
Edtheranger posted:
I am a 57 year old male. I had TKR surgery about 2 years ago. My knee will wake me up from a deep sleep, in terrible pain. I have to find ways to move it around or even hang it off the bed to get relief. I can walk good but the bending of the knee is not that good. I still have a lot oof stiffness and tightness in it. Any help would be greatful.
arbob5 responded:
After I had my hips and knee replaced, the most comfortable way to sleep is on my side with a pillow between my legs. This takes the pressure off of the joint. It really works. To this day, I still sleep that way, and it's been 9 years for one THR, 8-1/2 years for my TKR, and a little over a year for my latest THR. My friends tell me I'm a bionic woman! I don't know about that, but I sleep quite comfortably at night. Try it. I'm sure it will work for you. If not, see your Dr.

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I had my TKR done 6/30/15, and am back to work now. When I look back 3 mo. I can't believe how far I have come for the better. I also was ... More
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