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Update on the Knee

Friday, April 04, 2014

Today I went into for a follow-up with the orthopedic surgeon on my knee. (As a recap: Back in December, I went ice skating and fell, twisting my knee in the process. I had to stay off the knee/immobilize it for almost 2 weeks and then afterwards, I could only do light work, like cycling.) I have been pretty much doing everything I had been before the accident - running, Zumba, and spin - but I wanted to make sure the doctor took a look and gave me the approval.

It's so funny; the appointment itself took like 3 minutes (and that was with me asking questions and getting clarification too!). I waited probably 30 minutes or more to see him. Ah, doctors!

Regardless of the wait time, I am pleased to report the doctor has cleared me for normal activity! I can run and do Zumba and basically everything I was doing before. I am to continue to do the knee exercises to improve my range/strength, but the pain I'm getting he attributes to atrophied/weak muscles.

SO YAY! I am incredibly excited about this and am eager to jump back into my regular routine - which, granted, I had been doing anyway, but it's nice to know I have a "clean bill of health".
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    That's great. I'm glad you can get back to your typical routines.
    915 days ago
    Glad to hear it went well Didn't know this had happened I have been having trouble getting my SP notices But it sounds like there are a lot of emoticon having knee trouble my right 1 Had trouble(cap thrown to the outside) years ago with the other no surgery, but now this 1 Wearing a brace, but need to go see my physical therapist My doc said shots, (a friend said, no way) Be safe a have a good week! emoticon
    928 days ago
    That's gotta feel good! Great news!
    932 days ago
  • CHERYLA2012
    Hurray for you!
    933 days ago
    Woohoo...thats awesome....
    I know what you mean about doctors having said tat i know there have been times when i have caused a Dr to run late and have been very appreciative that he/she hasn't rushed me....

    Great going.....
    933 days ago
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