Thursday, September 15, 2011

Total Knee Replacement Recovery

Good Morning! I am so happy. This morning we met with the knee surgeon. "I am startled! he said" at how well your doing. My foot almost touches my fanny when I lay down and pull it up (115*) without help. Standing straight with extension it was at 5*. Most folks can not bend the leg at this point. He said that I was a unique person,"not negative or positive he said". One who sees things my own way. I got a kick out of it. He was really happy about my knee. I saw an xray of it. Strange. The meniscus in the joint is so much higher and thicker than the left leg. So it is a longer leg now. It is beautiful. Very strange to see it.
Pain is yet a constant and may be for three months or so. Just part of the process.

Bless God for all the help that has given me such gain. His hand has done it. Given me the good attitude and tenacity.

Now Driving privileges are mine! One week early. It is now 5 weeks 3 days out.

Thank you all for the kindness of your prayers.

3 comments:

Lisa in Texas = ) said...

Glad to hear a good report.
Lisa :o)

Clive said...

Its a good news that your knee working after total knee replacement. Its a very good sign for your total body health.

Private Knee Surgery said...

Its really grief, after surgery my knee is working. This in really I would NOT suggest . If you have good knees make sure you do everything you can to keep them that way!

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