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Surprised By Clicking Knee

Submit an Entry: I Wish I Knew Before Knee Replacement...

By Clicking

Updated June 13, 2011

What Made You Decide to Have Knee Replacement?

Severe arthritis limited activities especially long walks.

What Were You Not Prepared For?

Five weeks into a fabulous recovery, I noticed a very annoying clicking sound. I haven't discussed this with my surgeon (appt next week) but from my research it doesn't sound like this is going to go away!!

Lessons Learned

  • Be sure the pain in your knee is unbearable on a day to day basis before TKR - the new knee has it's own problems. I wish now I had waited until the pain was so bad that I would welcome 'clicking' over pain.
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