ROM exceeds 120° after partial knee replacement

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Is their something that can be done to help my right knee joint from continuing to hyper extend when walking , climbing stairs, even just standing from sitting position can cause it to happen. Other then very painful when it happens it causes the bones to become unlined feeling making walking , or even putting any weight on joint is painfully impossible until I am able to swing the joint loose I'm guessing is what u can call it.. once able to walk on it I have to mentally think of my steps so not to "lock it"back up..

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    This is caused by a weakness in your quad and hamstring muscles. Keep working on making them stronger. It will get back to normal but it takes hard work, patience and time. Good luck.
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    Not sure what you mean...  My ROM is up to 0 / +133 after 10 months.  +166 means that your heel can touch your butt.  Hyperextension would mean that you are going past zero when you straighten your leg.  Is that the case?  Bending flexion should be at least +120 as a goal.  So which is it?

    Also listen to Jen...regaining strength in your legs only comes with time and hard work.  Quads, glutes and core all have to be rebuilt.  Not easy.  We're all experiencing the same thing...

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