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Knee Follow-Up


Sunday, September 01, 2013

I remember now catching myself in a slip on a wet floor by an entrance (we've had some rain). I didn't fall. As MNTWINSGAL suggested, I most likely hyperextended it. I have been resting, icing and elevating. As it is not swollen, I haven't been wrapping it, although I will use a brace next week when I go back to work. Other than Church, I'm resting that knee. The pain level has decreased by about 1/4.

I appreciate the care and concern. As I've had arthritis in my knees for 43 yr and have had bone spurs removed from them in the past, I am no stranger to pain. I, also, am willing to acknowledge when 'something is different' and get appropriate treatment if conservative methods don't work.
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KNYAGENYA 9/2/2013 7:44AM

    I hope you feel better soon.

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DEE107 9/2/2013 12:19AM

    hugs hope you feel better soon

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LINDA! 9/1/2013 9:50PM

    I have arthritis in my knees also. It is so painful. Happy that the pain is decreasing.

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WILLOW49 9/1/2013 9:29PM

    Glad the pain is decreasing. Hope your knee continues to improve!

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JO88BAKO 9/1/2013 8:32PM

    Glad the pain is going down, but that really hurts. I know our son could have gotten his insulin, put it in a cooler with freezer bags and overnighted it. Couldn't convince him of that. Have a great relaxing Labor Day!

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EGRAMMY 9/1/2013 6:56PM

    emoticon Wishing your knee wellness.

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ONEKIDSMOM 9/1/2013 6:34PM

    Glad to hear you're making progress. As my mom used to say, this getting older is NOT for wimps... even when you have dealt with something for over 40 years, there are twists and turns on the path. Glad you remembered that incident with the slip... could explain a lot!

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JTREMBATH 9/1/2013 4:19PM

    I know what it's like to have knee pain, even though I had a total knee replacement in 1995 the pain tells me that i will have to have a revision.

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1BEACHWALKER 9/1/2013 4:18PM

    Ouch, that had to smart doing that. I hyperextended my knee when doing a exercise video once. It hurt badly for awhile. No longer do that exercise video, that is for sure. My knees are bad too with osteoarthritis and it is hard to deal with at times! Feel better soon!

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NELLIEC 9/1/2013 4:10PM

    I'm glad the pain level has decreased some.

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MAGGIEVAN 9/1/2013 4:09PM

    I am glad to hear the pain abated. You are doing all the right things. Good on you

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ELRIDDICK 9/1/2013 3:49PM

  Thanks for sharing

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