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Old 05-29-14, 10:47 AM   #26
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but not to be so pessimistic, my knee surgery went very well. I asked the doc if I could get it on videotape and he said "sure just bring a tape" 17 minutes, in and out. I was standing on it that day videotaping my kids playing. everyone's knee "thing" is different though, so just be patient.
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This was my thinking last night as well- that I will end up needing to be sliced and diced anyway.
If they go arthrosocpic, it will be in and out. They do it through tiny incisions.
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Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.
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Updating for anyone who maybe interested.

Still not sure what I did, but the RICE seems to have done the trick. I was able to do my normal daily walk of just over 2 miles on Tuesday at a 2.4 mph pace and then 3.2 mph pace the next day (my normal is 3.5-3.9, depending). I can now bend the knee with ease, though there is still slight twinges of pain from time to time, but only when the joint is stressed in a certain way. I have made a trip up to the store (0.6 mile r/t) without my brace on once, but think I will continue to use the brace "just in case" for longer distances for a while.
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