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Done total knee replacement surgery. Difficulty walking initially, knee pain

Dear Dr. I undergone Total Knee Replacement surgery on July 13th, 2012. It is almost 6 months now. I have taken required physiotherapy . The present problem is if I move to walk from the rest period while sitting position or lying position, I am feeling difficult to walk upto 10 to 15 foot , and then it will become normal walk. During this time I feel some what pain around the Knee - left and right. There is no probem while walking or climbing steps of two to three floors. No drugs are used now. Please advise me. With kind regards, Koteswara rao Budati, Nellore. A.P. e-mail. YYYY@YYYY
Mon, 30 Dec 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Hello,
Thanks for your query.
Some pain after knee replacement is not uncommon. pain when walking after sitting or lying occurs due to some muscle spasm. Doing stretching exercises will be helpful to relieve the spasm. If it persists consult your doctor.
I do hope that you have found something helpful and I will be glad to answer any further query.
Take care
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Done total knee replacement surgery. Difficulty walking initially, knee pain

Hello, Thanks for your query. Some pain after knee replacement is not uncommon. pain when walking after sitting or lying occurs due to some muscle spasm. Doing stretching exercises will be helpful to relieve the spasm. If it persists consult your doctor. I do hope that you have found something helpful and I will be glad to answer any further query. Take care