Knee replacement - need your good thoughts

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by Brindlebtch, Oct 30, 2009.

  1. Brindlebtch

    Brindlebtch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2009
    Texas
    I get to go in Monday and have my left knee replaced. [​IMG] I had the right knee replaced last year same time, and really like it now.

    I know that in 6 months I will be saying 'why didn't I get this done sooner' but I'm really not looking forward to the process of getting there.

    I feel like such a weenie sometimes. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 30, 2009
  2. Barnyard

    Barnyard Addicted to Quack

    Aug 5, 2007
    Southwest Georgia
    [​IMG] Sending good thoughts and well wish's your way!! I pray that everything goes smoothly and you are soon back on your feet.
     
  3. PortageGirl

    PortageGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh you beat me to the whole "I should have done this sooner" thing!!! You KNOW you'll be so happy you're doing this now! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Get in there with all our happy thoughts trailing behind you and get home and do ALL your exercises!!! [​IMG] pretty soon you'll be trotting around like little jumpy dude here [​IMG] and so glad you are pain free!
     
  4. mullers3acers

    mullers3acers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2007
    la porte, In
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  5. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Good luck.
     
  6. MomtoSyd&Emma

    MomtoSyd&Emma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 13, 2009
    Southern VA
    Good luck. Do EXACTLY what your therapists tell you to do. If you hurt TELL THEM!! My Dad had both of his done at the same time about 14 years ago, he is a HAPPY man, he grew 3 inches taller when they were done due to being so bow legged! lol

    My Mom had her hip replaced this past spring and she LOVES it! Now she needs her knee done because she overworked it due to the bad hip, and is waiting until the hip it totally healed to have the knee done!!
     
  7. Brindlebtch

    Brindlebtch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2009
    Texas
    Oh, I will! I was my therapist's and surgeon's prize patient. I worked very hard on my right knee and think it is great! My therapist will make you hurt, though.

    Your Dad must be one tough guy. [​IMG] I'm not woman enough to have both knees done at the same time!
     
  8. SurprisingWoman

    SurprisingWoman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My husband had both of his knees done last year, six weeks apart. His first, the right was much easier but the left wasn't too shabby.

    His secret was to do therapy at home. I used to "torture" him by pushing down, helping him bend, doing wall slides, putting books on his foot when he was laying on his stomach with his knee being off the bed.... many many ways of torture.

    He has 135/140 degrees of motion in both knees. He loves it.

    It's all about the homework. [​IMG]

    Good luck!~
     
  9. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    You'll be in my thoughts Brindle. [​IMG]
     
  10. Sissy

    Sissy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Happy thoughts to you.
    Iam having the Synvisc
    shots in each knee.
     

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