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Offline mrmk1111

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pattella fracture/6/21/04
« on: August 26, 2004, 05:31:23 AM »
ok, guys first the swelling is down to 44 cent.and now with a lot of pain I can bend it to 90 deg. My therapist is really good .. !!! and w/c has made my doc mad he has told them I could not return to work untill jan.21 if all goes well.. Only thing, they found that out and they told me at work ! Wait I thought I was the one who got hurt how did they find this out first is that normal employer knows more of my health than I do My knee is now woobley   and it is popping too that hurts okay good luck till next time   ,, god bless you mike
shattered pattella 6/21/04,surgary 6/23/04,back to work now but still have hardware and pain with swelling.8/22/05 still swells and hurts.can't run but lots better.4/27/06 Had hardware removed
1/18/09 It still hurts to do the stairs.

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Re: pattella fracture/6/21/04
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2004, 01:21:50 PM »
Just keep in mind that your ROM will take longer to return than with other knee injuries. Lots of patience needed for that. I broke my patella 6/8/04 2 weeks before you and today my ROM is 107 but keep in mind it is extreme torture to reach it and I still have a long way to go. I am practicing walking up and down steps now without looking like an idiot. Good luck to you! I know how it feels.
Torn ligaments due to dislocation
Fractured retropatella (back of kneecap)