Tag Archives: knee replacement

Silver linings aren’t always great

Had the MRI on my left knee after an exam by Mr S (osteo surgeon) My silver lining is this: if it wasn’t for the lack of sensitivity/feeling in my left leg because of spinal surgery 9+ years ago and … Continue reading

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One week, PostOp

One week after the surgery for compartment syndrome. It hasn’t been all sunshine and flowers. Leg hurts, but hurts in a different way. Seeing as to how Mr S described what needed to be done, it’s not too much of … Continue reading

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And so it continues

Even though it’s been 16 months since I had the total knee replacement, I have been having chronic, sometimes jacking up to sharp, pain on the side of my shin, that would run down to the top and side of … Continue reading

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Mini Whine

For the past several years, I seems to be in a constant state of ‘recovering’ from something or another.  And I’m so tired of it.  Recovered (and rehab) from a spinal fusion, recovery from gall bladder surgery, non- recovery from … Continue reading

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Recovering from Pneumonia and Battling Tendinopathy

The biggest issue right now, is the smoke from controlled burn offs making my chest all tight, and being short of breath again. Asthma, pnemuonia and smoke.. not a great combination. After three visits with the physio (ow) and some … Continue reading

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A year ago today, on Sept 11th, 2017

I was signing into Mount Hospital, to have a total knee replacement. I was scared, worried, almost in tears, but knew it had to be done. The recovery has been a bit of ups and downs.  Doing too much one … Continue reading

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Ah, Matt, you torture so well!

Saw Matt the Physiotherapist aka Torturer today. He confirmed diagnosis of tendinopathy.  He also agreed that the pain from the healing knee replacement disguised the injury caused by us getting T-Boned and my knees impacting the dashboard. Had some really … Continue reading

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