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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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7 weeks post op Physio visit

Although I didn’t go backward, not much improvement this week.  Discussion was regarding how the skin/scar over the knee was painfully tight when trying to bend it as far as I could, and how the hamstring on the right side … Continue reading

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Form two lines, please

On the left, those who have compassion for the pain I’m in because I followed physios’ instructions. On the right, those who want to nag me about doing too much, again. There was a Canon Collective event yesterday, and since … Continue reading

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