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Thanks for all the info. It helps to know that I'm not the only one with pain, this far after surgery. I have considerable pain on the inside of my right knee ever since the surgery which is now 10 weeks. I had also pulled the tendon on the outside of my knee 4 weeks ago, in PT, but that finally seems to be healing. That knocked me back 3 weeks of therapy because that pain was so intense. My bend is at 135, amazing to all, but my straight is only 15. It takes at least 15 minutes to straighten my leg in the morning and I can't walk without holding on to something when I
get up. My worse pain comes at night. Unfortunately, I'm allergic to prescription meds so naproxen is all I can take and that doesn't do much at all. I just got a bike and a stabilizer and spend 15 minutes, 3 or 4 times a day on it. I walk a lot, but somedays that makes it worse. I get frustrated because I can't get down to do things. I just turned 70, but look and act like 55. I was very independent until now and have to depend on my kids to do so many of the things that I could do just 6 months ago. Depression is also something new for me along with 5 out of 7 sleepless nights. I know healing takes time, but 5 weeks ago I stopped using my walker and a week later I stopped needing my cane. Now my cane is with me again. It seems I traded in pain for severe pain and the thought of 9 more months of this..... I want to play golf and garden by March.
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