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Offline melix201

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TTT in 2 days!
« on: December 14, 2009, 01:12:07 AM »
I just stumbled onto this site and decided to give it a try. I'm a 20 year old female, very active, having my 2nd surgery this Tuesday, the 15th. I had screwed up both knees playing basketball when I was younger. Had my 1st surgery, Lateral Release, in 2005. Quick recovery, but the pain is still here. I'm having the TTT done in 2 days and have no idea what to expect. I've seen multiple stories on here about recovery time, use of crutches, driving, etc. Any last minute advice would be greatful.


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Re: TTT in 2 days!
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2009, 03:26:05 PM »
last minute advice:
-set up your house for your time home with books, movies, or whatever is your entertainment pleasure
-stay in front of the pain
-listen to your doctor's orders

good luck with your surgery and be sure to come back and post about how you are doing in a post-op diary!
Mar '07 - plica excision
Oct '09 - femoral + tibial derotational osteotomy & TTT
Aug '10 - hardware removal
"You control your leg. Don't let it control you." -Smart trainer
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