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broken knee in four spots
« on: April 22, 2005, 01:53:57 AM »
hi hows it going.
seven weeks ago i broke my right knee cap ice skating , i went down pretty hard , had surgery the day afta and it wasent till i woke up the doc had told me he had tied all the bones back together with wire that will stay in there for good . ive never been through anything like that befor and was pretty nerves  :-\ but now im up walking around trying my best to get the strenth back in my leg.

ive stoped using the leg brace and cruchers . im to inpashent ive got to go back to surfing but the doc thinks another 3 months befor that will happen.
how long will it take for full recovery ?


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Re: broken knee in four spots
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2005, 11:49:56 AM »
Hi,  welcome to the board.  Ouch, that must have hurt. 

There is a section called the 'Specialist's Office' then look for 'Bone breaks aroud the knee".  You should find some info there or else look in the section 'Rehab. Dept.' under 'Post-op Diaries'. 

Hope you have a good rehab.