Originally Posted by funboyflier
OPERATION DONE LAST NOV 12. Left knee not doing as well as the right.Hard to move after about 3 hrs standing and walking. Seems to stiffen up and lose range of motion, until I give it a rest. Id like to know if this is normal.
Do you mean that your bi lateral knee replacements were done on November 12, 2012 when you say last November? If so, that is only 3 MONTHS ago and if so, I would not be surprised that standing and walking about 3 hours would make one or both of your new knees stiffen up and lose range of motion!
If it improves after you give it a rest, it appears to me that you are overdoing your use of the knees at one stretch. Perhaps you need to take things a little easier and remember to "make haste slowly"?
This is no race - it is the rehabbing of your knees! And we get only one shot at recovery and rehab of these new knees. Best to do it right by not doing too much at one time. We all get back to normal at our own pace and there is no need to compare yourself with anyone else or live up to anyone else's opinion or timetable. Listen to your body - it knows how much to do at one time.And I think you have already asked more than enough of your body by having both knees done at the same time. I sure could not have done that and regard you as a Hero.