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Old 04-04-2012, 08:03 PM   #11
Sean Rockett
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Re: {TKA} Total Knee Arthroplasty

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Originally Posted by Pete Nadeau View Post
Surgery went well
PAIN after surgery was incredibly BAD!!!
The next day not as bad walking with crutches
Third day itís a dull ache and Iím home, using one crutch
Ortho doctors have me on Percocet, blood thinners and iron pills
Working on range of motion now and strengthening exercises
Sorry you are in pain I have been doing this local anesthetic injection, started in Australia, of 3 drugs recently where people are sitting in the recovery room asking if they had surgery or not lifting their legs and bending their knees with 2 out of 10 pain. If you have another one ask your MD for the local anesthetic cocktail injection.
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