Category Archives: Health

Short of anything untoward happening

I am finished with Physiotherapist. I do have a ‘penciled in’ appointment for the 3rd of January, but unless there’s something wrong, or goes wrong, I probably won’t need. The Shin Cramps: turns out the cramping is because of properly … Continue reading

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3 Months post op

Mr S is very pleased with my recovery, even though I am frustrated.  He said I was being to hard on myself, and the fact that I am at what it normally takes 6 months to get to at 3 … Continue reading

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Onward…

Matt the physio has recommended I not use crutches, unless heading somewhere there is a lot of people, then use both of them as a visual cue to people that there is a reason I am walking slowly. He told … Continue reading

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Two weeks off for good or bad behavior

Saw Matt, the physio/nicest sadist ever.  I can bend my knee to 120 degrees unassisted. I showed him that my left leg, the uninjured one, and the right knee both bent back the same amount.  Then I showed him how … Continue reading

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Another learning moment

Standing around, not walking, makes my knee very painful the next day, more painful than if I had been walking around the same amount of time. Wing and I headed into Camera Electronic, and got my birthday present. We were … Continue reading

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That one one tough physio session, but with a lot of Q&A.

Turns out the twitching of my leg at night is normal, as there’s always nerve damage during the surgery.  The feeling of rug burn on one part of my knee is over-sensitized nerves. To get it calmed down, I have … Continue reading

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Moving to a different part of rehab

I have pretty much plateaued out with the post-op rehab exercises, and I’m now moving into the harder yards of weights and stationary bicycle.  These are needed to get more flexing done, that will get me to 130 degree bend. … Continue reading

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