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ann55 posted:
I had my patella replaced 6 months ago. I don't know of anyone else that had the kneecap replaced to compare recovery with. I still have a lot of swelling and much pain going down stairs. I have been doing all the therapy and walking and as much activity as possible. When should I fell like this surgery was worth it??
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helpingfather responded:
My father had his patella removed as he fractured it after a knee replacement surgery. He is miserable as he can't stabilise his leg. Can you suggest any knee cap or something that stabilises the knee please? I really want him to feel good again.


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