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Offline zKnee

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MPFL & pain level
« on: February 05, 2005, 02:44:10 AM »
I'm 11 days post op on my MPFL.  I'm still attached to my Iceman cold water pump 24 hours a day and sucking down pain relievers.  My OS had to switch me to hydromorphone because percocet just wasn't strong enough.  I've had to have my prescription for 50 tabs refilled after less than a week!

Has anyone else had similar experiences with incredible pain following MPFL?  I don't remeber my LR/patellar realignment hurting nearly this much...

Also, I HATE my Donjoy Rehab 3 brace.  It won't stay in place at all, and the hinge rubs against one of my incisions.  When I mentioned it to my OS at my post-op visit, she told me that the brace slides down on everyone.  ARUGH!  Managed care...

Any advice out there?