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Knee Surgeries

Posted 05-03-2012 11:28 AM by Scoobygert
Tags osteotomy, tkr

My first knee surgery was in August of 1994, when I was a Specialist in the Army. It was a meniscus repair and lateral release, which turned out to be the end of running for me. I was running two weeks after the surgery, slowly, but it went down hell after that. A few years later, in 2002 I had another meniscus repair done. The recovery went haywire when I suddenly could not physically straighten out my leg. Someone else could straighten it, I just couldn't do it under my own control. It never...
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Right Total Knee Replacement - My Story

Posted 12-30-2010 09:52 AM by FLNative49
Updated 12-30-2010 11:08 AM by FLNative49

Since discovering this forum, I've received valuable information that I believe will benefit me during surgery and recovery. One piece of advice I received was to chronicle my experience hence, this blog. Here's my story beginning with a little background information.

I am a 49 yr. old female with advanced arthritis in my right knee. I used to fitness walk, three to five miles per day, several days per week. About two years ago, I was on one of my regular walks when my knee began...
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