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acl, meniscal repair. 4 months ago
« on: March 09, 2005, 01:34:57 AM »
well it happened last season (o3/04) and i had it repaired, nov 15 04 . i am 21 i live in lake louise and snowboarding and mountianbiking and skateboarding are my life.although at times i felt like i would never walk again,  in the last 2 months its been all good news, i woke up 1 day and realized my quads were ready to join the team again now my opperated leg is 90% of the muscle mass of the good leg . last month follow up with the surgeon welt verry well he evern told me i could go snowboarding soon.........not that i feel ready for it. but it is good news . i think ill let this heal for the long term , for now its all about balence and control...........and waiting for my hamstring to start firing like i know it can , i guess thats all i have to say for now thanks for reading . if anyone has comments of questions email me                           

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Re: acl, meniscal repair. 4 months ago
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2005, 06:28:23 PM »
 8)wow all good news 4 u did u train really hard 2 get ur muscles back?wat was ur best exercise 4 balance im a surfer u see and my acl rec op was done in sept last year it feels like its been downhill ever since but things r looking up ive changed my pysio and now im able 2 walk down the stairs in the right way well its still really scary even now 5 months on still can not walk downhill very well did u hav this problem?my pysio has just got me 2 jog on a trampoline which hurts my knee alot afterwards but I thiink it does it good and its makes me feel like im getting somewhere just cant get my head round the downhill thing and feel like im never gonna surf again its good 2 read ur story and if u hav any top tips 4 me i would b very grateful CHEERS SURF GIRL