My mother had Knee Replacement Surgery in one knee a little over two years ago, due to osteoarthritis.
However, she does still have considerable amount of pain.
She "bandages" her knees up every morning.
She did all of the required exercises after the surgery (perhaps too much).
Her range of motion is OK, but less than it was before surgery.
She was able to sit cross-legged before the surgery for a little while, but cannot now.
She had 4 previous "clean-up" small surgeries on this knee.
Also, a few months after the Knee Replacement, the doctor performed a manipulation, to forcibly bend the knee joint further
One of his comments was that he had never seen so much scar tissue built up.
I wonder if the 4 previous surgeries, too much exercise, or even a 11 hour car trip less than 3 weeks after the surgery could have contributed to her knee pain issues.
Is there another type of doctor that she can see that will specialize in cases of those who have not-so-great outcomes after knee replacement surgery?