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Partial knee replacement

I had partial knee replacement 2.5 months ago. While the pain from the arthritis is mainly gone I am experiencing much tightness and numbness in the knee. Combined with limited strength in my quadricep I have a much difficulty climbing any steps. I am working with a physical therapists but still am frustrated about the limited success. Any thoughts about this. The surgeon looked at the knee through xrays and felt things are going fine.

Ron
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Ronnie, I realize your post is quite old, but I was wondering how you're doing. I'm 6 months out from partial in both knees and my quadriceps are so weak despite working out constantly! Doctor said it will improve for up to 18 months so I am hopeful.
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Thanks for your comment, I'll stick with it. It seems I'm working out more than a decathlete.
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Hey Ron!

It may take a few months for the joint and muscles to gain strength and start functioning normally. Since everything appears to be fine, as judged by your surgeon; I would suggest continuing with physiotherapy for the time being. Hopefully things should improve in a few weeks.
Hope this helps.

Take care!
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