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Re: LighthouseFan's MPFL Recon. & LR post-op diary
« Reply #300 on: June 19, 2007, 11:36:43 PM »
Heather;
   Congrats!! And I am so sorry the knee had to act up, but know that we are still here and just an email away. Try to get some rest, and let us know how you are.


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« Reply #301 on: June 20, 2007, 09:22:36 PM »
i had a motorcycle accident-landed on right knee!(mar 05)
...arthroscopy - 4th feb 06.
...VMO Advancement,LR+JMedial reefing - 24th jan 07.
...28 feb 07 i fell down 14 stairs.....more pain and stress!
...now at PT working on ROM and strenghening

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« Reply #302 on: June 22, 2007, 07:16:30 PM »
Hi Heather,

Just checking in to see how you are. Don't forget we're all here for you, and hoping you're ok.

Take care,
Lorraine.
Aug '06 Right knee LR and chondroplasty
Feb '07 Left knee LR and chondroplasty

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« Reply #303 on: June 23, 2007, 10:02:41 PM »
hi heather!
i hope you are doing okay and feeling a little better,i'm thinking of you!!
i just noticed the last post i left for you has disapeared!!
it WAS a cute picture but i guess it was not meant to be used on the net!! maybe has some copyright on it or something??
anyway thought i would leave the picture this time so you get to see the message!!
i will reply to your e.mail again tomorrow,i have been working again today (saturday) so am really tired (i seem to be all the time lately!!)
take care and i'm keeping you in my thoughts.
claire x
i had a motorcycle accident-landed on right knee!(mar 05)
...arthroscopy - 4th feb 06.
...VMO Advancement,LR+JMedial reefing - 24th jan 07.
...28 feb 07 i fell down 14 stairs.....more pain and stress!
...now at PT working on ROM and strenghening

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« Reply #304 on: June 24, 2007, 02:59:30 AM »
Thank you all for the messages of support and congratulations!  I really appreciate!  I apologize for not responding earlier, but have been spending more time at my apartment where I do not have a computer.  Also, I have not felt up to posting.  There has been A LOT going on in my life (struggling with depression, etc) and I feel like I am just barely making it through and do not have any energy, motivaton, mental/emotional focus, etc. to be able to post anything.  I'm sorry for being so distant.  I just can't get myself together enough right now to be able to really "talk" on here.  I am still checking in when I can to read messages and will post when I feel able to do so.  I am very sorry about this.  Please know that I am still keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.  Take care.

Heather
Numerous subluxes/dislocations of R knee - 1991 to 1997
R knee arthroscopy (removal of plica band and some cartilage) - 1997
L foot surgery (removal of accessory navicular) - 1999
Numerous subluxes/dislocations of L knee - 1991 to present
L knee LR and MPFL reconstruction - 1/18/2007

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« Reply #305 on: June 24, 2007, 03:07:10 AM »
Hi Heather,

It was really nice to here from you !! I am sorry things are the way there and I have to say that I think I am moving into the depression side of things. Some days , maybe most, it becomes so consuming. Hang in there and my thoughts and prayers are here !!!!!!!


Saul
{RT TKR}  Rotating Platform Knee
{LFT K}  6 arthroscopic procedures (cartilage, tendons, ligaments)
{RT K}   9 arthroscopic procedures (cartilage, tendons, ligaments)
{RT K}   3 1st was arthroscopic, 2nd was TTT, 3rd screw removal
{LFT Shldr}   4 arthroscopic procedures & 1 slice and dice job
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« Reply #306 on: June 24, 2007, 11:30:33 AM »
hello heather!
thanks for posting and letting us know how you are,i'm sorry things are not feeling better for you right now.
we are here for you when you feel up to posting.
i will respond to your e.mail later as im going to my mums very soon.
take care and you are often in my thoughts,im here if there is anything i can do for you!
claire x
i had a motorcycle accident-landed on right knee!(mar 05)
...arthroscopy - 4th feb 06.
...VMO Advancement,LR+JMedial reefing - 24th jan 07.
...28 feb 07 i fell down 14 stairs.....more pain and stress!
...now at PT working on ROM and strenghening

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« Reply #307 on: June 24, 2007, 05:09:14 PM »
Hi Heather,

You don't need to apologise for your abscence. Its good to know that you're still around, but if you're not up to posting that's just fine. Do let me know if there is anything I can do to help, but mostly, make sure you take care of you.

A big hug,
Lorraine.
Aug '06 Right knee LR and chondroplasty
Feb '07 Left knee LR and chondroplasty

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« Reply #308 on: July 05, 2007, 08:48:27 PM »
Heather,

Hope your felling a bit better by now.
Look after yourself,

garth
Knee troubles since 1997
Dec 07 - Scope, just a clear up.
Feb 09 - Plica removal
Nov 09 - Lateral release
Mar 11 - More done to LR and some 'tweaks'
Nov 12 - Fulkerson and possible vmo advancement, dont know yet!

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« Reply #309 on: July 14, 2007, 06:18:02 PM »
hi heather!
just a quick post to tell you that i am thinking of you!
i hope things are okay for you and that you are feeling abit better.
i will email you over the next couple of days!
take care and remember i'm here for you if you need me!
love from,
claire x
i had a motorcycle accident-landed on right knee!(mar 05)
...arthroscopy - 4th feb 06.
...VMO Advancement,LR+JMedial reefing - 24th jan 07.
...28 feb 07 i fell down 14 stairs.....more pain and stress!
...now at PT working on ROM and strenghening

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« Reply #310 on: March 28, 2011, 09:52:58 PM »
Hi heather! Thanks for being so honest. Im most likely having this surgery in a few weeks and im a little nervous for post op...how long has it taken you to be completely back to normal? How long is your scar? Now is it the incisions that hurt the most? Any trouble with stability after the surgery? In the shower does it hurt/burn the incisions? (not sure how yo spell haha) before surgery what questions should i ask my OS?
Sorry for all of the ? But i figured you would know the answers?
Thanks