Tag Archives: knee

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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Had to resort to pain meds

Knee was kicking up a fuss yesterday. I tried to take it easy, not walk too fast, or do too many deep knee bending things, but none of that helped.  Going to bed last night, it didn’t matter what position … 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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Good news and bad news

Good news: my BGL, Iron, Cholesterol, Liver, Kidney, blood pressure, heart rate is freaking fantastic!  Better than average.  (muppet cheer) Thyroid levels lowest end of normal which is why I am back on thyroxine. Wish my outsides looked as healthy … Continue reading

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