Knees replacement

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When do you come off the walking stick been on it two weeks now don't use it inside at home just outside as still need to strengthen my quid

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    Whatever works for you I would say. If you feel steady that's what's important. Your doctor must have told you something on that? 

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      Hi Kathy got told nothing at my 6wks check up as the clinic was running late and it was a doctor who I never seen before. Could not get x-ray that day as I did not see the doctor till 4.40pm. Go again on the 29th may to get x-ray and hopefully my own consultant. Physio don't want to see me again as they said I was doing really well. Just do the exercises at home they said which I do 3/4 times a day which are the excercise. Thank you kathy.x

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      That's wonderful! Sounds like you're doing it all right! I'm having to go back to using a walker at times and crutches because I've fallen a few times now since my 2nd FKR on just the left leg. Now my knees are loose. So probably.... here I go again.

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      Thank you kathy it's been hard really I'm still on a walking stick but I don't use it inside the house just outside. I did nearly falll twice when I was in my crutches don't know what happened you will get there in the end.x

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    I use the walking stick any time I stand. My knee will give way with out notice. I had this same problem 2 yrs ago after arterial by pass on my right leg for a 100 % blockage of the artery took about  6 mo of cardio rehab and now it is starting I left leg that had tkr 14 yrs. ago. Had blood test run electrolytes r ok see my vascular  surg next wk for ultra can the to orthoped after that,   
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