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Back Asswards Or Ass Backwards?

I’m supposed to have surgery on the torn meniscus in my knee.

My orthopedist told me that I have to go for physical therapy first. 427 more words

Day 17: Staples out

This is the day I’ve been dreading as much as any other! It was time to head back to the hospital and get my staples out. 482 more words

How I blew my knee

The initial injury started over 6 months ago. I had been on a stag over the August bank holiday in Berlin. I returned on the Monday and decided it would be a good idea to play in a pre season basketball game  on the Tuesday night to sweat of the excesses of the weekend. 1,596 more words

Day 7: Still painful

It was now a week after the surgery and although the pain was fine when I was sitting down it was still pretty unbearable when I was up and down on crutches. 229 more words

Day 14: Grab a granny

First trip out into Stockton Heath today post surgery. A massive brace, swelling, crutches and bruising definetly draws attention and I was hoping it would be the yummy mummy variety but unfortunately it was more like grab a granny. 190 more words

THE ACL: Fears, Expectations, & Recovery


Encountering what we do not understand can quickly lead to feelings of anxiety and fear. ACL injuries are no exception. I had the privilege of interviewing a fellow colleague and good friend of mine, … 1,952 more words

Physical Therapy

Day 3: Going Home

I was a bit apprehensive of how I’d sleep generally following the surgery as I wasn’t sure I’d cope with pretty much being in the same position all night. 317 more words