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    Carrie62 posted:
    I had total knee replacement 4 weeks ago. Today I raised me leg to get into my car and had a horrible tight grabbing pain in my thigh. So bad I could not raise my leg again. The top part of my thigh feels very tight. Has anyone else had this happen or should I be concerned?
     
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    editor_morgan responded:
    Hi Carrie62,

    Here is a link to information on total knee replacements, which includes information on recovery and possible complications that can be caused from the surgery.

    Here is a link to an article about specific groups of women experiencing pain after the surgery: http://www.webmd.com/arthritis/news/20140313/pain-can-plague-women-after-knee-replacement-surgery

    Knee Surgery Recovery Timeline -- this link will provide you with information regarding what is expected when recovering after a knee surgery.

    I also highly suggest speaking with your doctor about the pain and discomfort you are feeling. He/she will be able to best tell you if it is a part of the healing process or if its not.

    Let us know the outcome


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