In 2007 I had a Rt TKR. It never felt right, any complaints I told the Dr. about I was told it would take at least 2 years. (I had valgus). I finally gave-up going to see him because he always said the xrays looked fine or he would send me back to PT. I thought I'd just have to live with it. Any vigorous activity would make my knee swell or be so stiff I would be laid up for at least a couple of days. After 3 1/2 years the swelling and pain got so bad I went back to him and he drew fluid off my knee to see if it was infected. It wasn't, it was full of blood. He said I needed either a full or partial revision. I went to 2 other Drs. And got the same opinion. Had a partial revision in Jan. 2012, didn' t work. Had a TKR revision May 30. The tibial head was found rotated 15 degrees.
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