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I had a TKR on May 12th and have been doing fairly well. I still can't get my leg completely straight and my bend isn't where it needs to be but I am working on it. My doctor was not concerned with my progress at my 6 week checkup and physical therapy says I'm doing great. Although I feel confident that I am progressing well, I have recently developed a pain around my kneecap. It often hurts when I have my leg elevated and then bend it. Just sitting it sometimes feels uncomfortable and definitely noticeable. None of this is really enough to slow me down but enough that I'm concerned. I am pretty active, excercise, and rest often. I do take naproxen from time to time as necessary. PT told me today that perhaps I was over doing, that I should rest more, and ice several times a day but they really did not have a clue as to what was going on. I have a hard time believing this is the reason but then I don't know. I have a doctor appointment the middle of next month. Has anyone else experienced this or have a suggestion?
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