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Arthritis

Question
Posted by: Coleen | 2020/02/24

Q.

Severe swelling, pain and stiffness post knee replacement op

I do the knee exercises the physio showed me two to three times daily. I also put ice packs on 4 hourly. I am still using one crutch and am on my feet a lot during the day I had the operation because of arthritis and already had both hips replacedas well.

Expert's Reply

A.

Arthritis expert
- 2020/03/13

You may need to increase your pain tablets for a few weeks. The pain should subside over time.


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