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An_254577 posted:
had a partial knee replacement last yr
and this yr i had to have the full knee replacement
i,m having terrible pains in my calf muscle they
thought it was a blood clot and it was,nt
and this surgery made my left leg shorter then my right leg
has this happened to anone elsr?
please let me know if it did
_swank_ responded:
Calf pain is common after knee surgery. I have had calf pain after every knee surgery I've had. Lots of the fluid from your knee swelling goes into your calf and foot due to gravity. All that can cause pain and swelling in other parts of your leg.

Having a knee replaced can also cause your leg to be shorter. Most of the time this is unavoidable. Putting an insert in your shoe can easily fix that problem. Your physical therapist can help with that.

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