NURSE DIRECTOR EMERITUS
- Jun 8, 2007
- The North
- United Kingdom
Okay2. None. Occasionally I take a 1,000mg effervescent Paracetamol on waking if stiff.
Got it3. No swelling. As the day progresses I get a slight puffy bit just below and inward of my knee which I massage along with the whole kneecap.
4. ROM is guesstimated at 120/0.
Okay5. No icing, not necessary.
6. Not elevating. Use a foot stool when sitting.
Got it7. Activity level zilch! I do no housework
okay8. At home exercise
Pedaling sitting in chair for 20 minutes, once a day.
Glute, quad and calf squeezes necessary for my atrophied muscles. 10 reps each 3/4 times a day.
I get up and walk about 40 steps every hour, with walker migrating to crutches from time to time.
I stand up for balance for a few minutes and sometimes march on spot for rep of 10. No specific timing.
Got itNo formal PT.