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CaliforniaPeggy

CaliforniaPeggy's Journal
CaliforniaPeggy's Journal
March 9, 2012

**Update on how I'm doing**

I've had a number of very kind people ask me how my knee is, and how I'm doing...

Well, today I saw my surgeon for my two-week check, and it's official: I'm doing great.

I've shed the knee immobilizers, and the walkers...

No cane either.

I've got good range of motion in the knee, and can now bend it to 110 degrees.

What little pain I have is hardly noticeable and only if it interferes with my sleep do I take any pain med for it.

And the best part? Now I no longer need to cover the knee with Saran Wrap to keep it dry in the shower! It's healed to the point that I can let the water run freely over it.

Every day, I'm a little bit stronger, a little bit more myself...

Thank you, all of you, for standing by me as I pass through this adventure!

March 3, 2012

I have to say:

My physical therapist rocks! He is a smart, compassionate and intelligent young man, and he knows how to motivate me to greater efforts than I thought possible! He checks my BP when he arrives, and then when he's leaving, and today it was lower at the end. And this was after some real work! I am getting well, and it is largely due to his encouraging efforts. Amazing!

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Name: Peggy
Gender: Female
Hometown: Manhattan Beach, CA
Home country: USA
Current location: At home
Member since: Thu Feb 3, 2005, 02:41 PM
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