Tag: Physiotherapy

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Easy does it…

The recovery from knee surgery continues. Like something from a biblical story, I cast aside my crutches for the first time today and ventured out into the Canary Wharf shops. It feels strange, but liberating, to be walking without the crutches. The strangest thing is how everyone walking around me pays no attention to me, ...

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On the mend

I'm finally feeling like I'm on the other side of this knee surgery. I've had two sessions of physio and can feel the benefit of both. The evening after each session, my knee - actually my entire right leg - felt like it'd been mauled by a bear. But the following morning, I had more ...

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Knee Surgery: Day Four

I'm sub-titling this post "Planning for Recovery". Even though it sounds like something a politician in a failing state would name a bland economic document. Anyway. The post-op stiffness has decreased quite a lot overnight - I'm walking a little less like John Wayne and more like Nathan Lane pretending to be John Wayne (The ...

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A quick Surgery update

This morning's knee surgery went without a hitch. The hospital staff were all amazing - thorough, professional and very friendly. I was in at 7:00am, down for surgery at 10:00am and came to in the recovery room about 11:15am. I was pretty out of it - haven't had a general anaesthetic since I was 18 ...

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Bracing myself

My appointment with the orthopaedic specialist came through and I'm seeing him tomorrow evening. Delighted to get the appointment so quickly, but equally wary of what may come of it. I've a month until my next half-marathon (Run to the Beat) and I really want to have a better race than the last halfie, over ...