How are you doing now that one month has passed since your second stage surgery? We'd love to hear.
I hope all is going well and you're pleased with your progress.
Wishing you a lovely Autumn and an uneventful speedy recovery. Take good care! @Demelsa
Hi, I’m ok, doing well but not great. The knee is cross, 3 major surgeries in 3 years means it’s swollen and stiff but the pain is ok and the range of movement is better than it has been. The surgeon has said that he’s hoping for 90 degrees but I’m unlikely to get more as I would need my ligaments lengthening I went into the original surgery with 120 degree bend so this is still disappointing but heck 90. Degrees would be good. I am getting somewhere between 75 and 83 degrees now which is so much better than before, I’m managing to walk with a proper gait now and am attending gentle physio twice a week. I go on a continuous passive movement machine which helps a lot and then use a treadle on a potters wheel and lathe (odd in a gym environment) to strengthen my quads.
At not even five weeks post op it is still very early days. Walking with a normal gait is great news. Hopefully you begin enjoying progress from the gentle physio you're engaging in. Slow and steady is the way to go! @Demelsa