10 months PO TKR and my leg is giving way with pain....

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I have pain on getting up from a chair and my leg is giving way with pain on the very outer leg as I start to walk. Pain is high on the lower leg...just below the knee and between the two lower leg bones.....I am disconcerted after such a long time post op...has anyone experienced this before and what was your solution? I am due to be signed off from my clinic on 18th December but looking for help before then if possible...thanks guys....x

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    Hi,

    I had my knee replaced about 18 months ago. I still have trouble

    when I get out of bed standing on it, when I sit & try to stand up it

    hurts going up the stairs not down. I still have pain. I seen my Doctor

    for my one year post op. He said maybe I should go back to PT also I

    have been trying to lose weight not that I am that much over weight.

    It may even be the weather. I just want to stop being in pain. It is much

    better than before the surgery. I use to fall all the time. Good Luck, as

    everyone is different with their treatments.

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    Not sure if I described the area properly....it is not under the knee above the shin but on the lateral side of the leg at the top of the bones......but still slightly under the knee joint....any better....where's Chico when I need him - yet again...ha ha...xxx

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    Have you done the full muscle rebuild work to take the pressure off the knee and put it back on the supporting musculature where it belongs?

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