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Hi all re recent tkr 4 wks 4 days post op , had Physio session on fri horrified that I hadn't got straight leg ( big difference between there couch and my bed 🙈🙈wink

Gave me some stick made me shake but told me 2 concentrate on extension which I have and 2 day been on my exercise bike 20 mins and can now walk without a limp

Best day of my life , there Is light at the end of the tunnel

Having a drink to celebrate ( try not 2 fall over )

Keep focused everyone

Very happy Rob 😀😀😀

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    Well done you Rob.

    Keep up the good work.

    I am 10 month post op now and never looked back. I love my new knee.

    All the hard work really does pay off.

    Onwards and upwards

    Take care

    Kimmy

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    Well done I'm nearly 4wks TKR still feel like I have a band round my knee but have full straight leg. I feel like I've got growing pains today in my op leg. I'll have a go on my exercise pedal machine . Keep up good wrk xx

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    One quick exercise that helped me more than anything. Lay flat on bed with head elevated. Place a rolled towel under your ankle so the foot is 3 to 4 inches off the bed. Now slowly tighten all the muscles in the leg forcing the knee toward the bed. Hold to count of 10, release, relax and repeat 5 times. Gradually build counts to reach 15 and 10 respectively.

    Another....lay face down with both legs hanging off from the waist down. Slowly relax and let the legs hang to count of 5 increase to ten and repeat 5 times increasing to 10

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