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LabTV: Curious about Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis

If you like sports and you like science, I think you’ll enjoy meeting Avery White, an undergraduate studying biomedical engineering at the University of Delaware in Newark. 285 more words

Science

Two Weeks Post-op: A Newfound Appreciation for Working Knees

Today marks two weeks since my surgery.  This morning, I had my second appointment with my nurse.  My nurse is a big fat guy named Larry who likes making off-handed off-color remarks.   607 more words

One Week... A List

Exactly one week ago, I was in a bright room being prepped for surgery.  With surgery itself and the worst days now over, it’s a good time to reflect on what I’ve learned.   580 more words

Day One

I just had my knee cut into and some stuff done to it that included a drill and screws and some bits of another person… 406 more words

Random Updates

Well the weekend with my family was fun and tiring and a bit bickersome. One of my daughters wakes up early, so I had to get her ready and we had to go from my aunts house to my grandma’s house (my aunts house is right behind theirs) and hang out until everyone woke up. 175 more words

Health

Learnin' Part II: Options for Surgery

Deciding to have surgery meant coming to terms with what the operation actually involved.  My initial thought was that the surgeon would just stitch together what remained of the ACL in an effort to repair the damage.   400 more words

Learnin' Part I: Prognosis for Healing

My approach to pretty much any problem or challenge in my life is to read as much as I can about it.  The logic is that by knowing as much as possible about what I’m dealing with, I can be fully informed about how to proceed.   604 more words