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Day two, with new boots

I got a new pair of hiking boots yesterday, because the old pair always bruised my toes and just hurt like hell to wear. After wearing them for over 6 hours yesterday, I wasn’t getting cramps in left calf, and … Continue reading

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The joy of eBay

I managed to find two more dual stabilizers FUTURO knee supports.  This particular type I just could not find in any of the local, or slightly distant, pharmacies. So, I took to eBay.  I’ll still need to use the “Cyborg” … Continue reading

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The down side of the knee update/exam

I had been wearing a compression band only for the past few days.  After yesterdays’ exam and ‘stress test’ (of which results are promising), I’m wearing the clunky hinged knee brace.  Knee is fekking sore, and feels a bit unstable. … Continue reading

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Knee update

It seems the SYNVISC injection is doing it’s job.  Much less grinding pain when bending the knee, and less side to side movement.  The patella is moving smoothly over the joint, too.  Still tends to hyper extend but that is … Continue reading

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Don’t think it’s placebo effect

Today was the first morning I didn’t have to put the knee compresssion band on my right knee when I swung my legs out of bed. I was able to stand, and walk to the “TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN” … Continue reading

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It’s done, now we wait

I went to see Dr S as scheduled to see about my knee.  It was still swollen, even with the anti-inflammatory. I told Dr S wanted to go with the SYNVISC asap. He told me it takes a week for … Continue reading

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*insert a string of very naughty words here*

My right knee doesn’t just have a meniscus tear. The meniscus is shredded. I also have bone on bone grinding going on.  Dr S was impressed that I was well versed in family medical history, and that I was getting … Continue reading

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