Joint Replacements and Chronic Pain

Posted on March 02, 2018

Joint replacement surgery - on joints such as the hip, knee, wrist, shoulder, or ankle - can help chronic pain or cause more of it, depending who you ask. Joint replacement is a big undertaking, from preparing for the surgery, undergoing it, and recovering.

Joint replacement surgery - on joints such as the hip, knee, wrist, shoulder, or ankle - can help chronic pain or cause more of it, depending who you ask. Joint replacement is a big undertaking, from the decision-making stage to preparation, surgery itself, and recovery.

On MyChronicPainTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with Chronic Pain, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Joint replacement is one of the most discussed subjects.

Here are a few question-and-answer threads about joint replacement:

Does anyone have nerve pain after their joint replacement?

Has anyone had reverse shoulder replacement surgery?

Have you had your ankle replaced and still have no feeling in your foot?

Here are some conversations about joint replacement:

I just found out I need both knees replaced. Has anyone experienced this?

I had my hips replaced and they're still working!

I've had two shoulder surgeries and two knee replacements and I deal with neuropathy... this is what helps me.

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyChronicPainTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Great news Don!

posted 29 days ago

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