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had knee surgery today

Discussion in 'Health' started by moto932, Sep 4, 2009.

  1. Sep 4, 2009 at 2:12 PM
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    moto932

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    hey guys, i had some good old ACL reconstruction knee surgery. feelin pretty good right now. getting bored quick though!
     
  2. Sep 4, 2009 at 2:18 PM
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    get used to the boredom, hope the rehab goes well for you. :)
     
  3. Sep 4, 2009 at 2:23 PM
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    Been there done that, I raced District 38 Hare scrambles, had my share of surgeries, you should be back on the bike in about 8 weeks or so...

    Be sure to do all the rehab stuff and start stretching as soon as you can, this is key to full recovery, your knee may work even better than before actually, mine did.
     
  4. Sep 4, 2009 at 2:40 PM
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    Good luck with the recovery & rehab.
     
  5. Sep 4, 2009 at 2:42 PM
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    Oh man. That blows! I hope you feel better.

    All the more reason to look at trucks, right? Haha!
     
  6. Sep 4, 2009 at 3:06 PM
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    yah it sucks. this is my second time so i know what to expect. Thanks!


    i wish i could say that im going to be getting back on the bike. pretty sure im hanging it up. doc said i already have arthritis in my knee so i need to start thinking about my future :(
     
  7. Sep 4, 2009 at 3:11 PM
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    thanks guys!
     
  8. Sep 4, 2009 at 3:21 PM
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    I know how you feel. :(


    Wish you best on your recovery!! :thumbsup: And hope you do not have to give up the sport you love at 25.
     
  9. Sep 4, 2009 at 3:47 PM
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    Thanks!

    its going to be so hard cause racing my bike is in my blood,always has been and always will be. i have other interests though like riding my mountain bike and want to get a road bicycle to ride too. im going to try and turn my focus towards that for now anyway, i feel it will be a little easier and more health for my knees. so i will be back in the dirt, just on a mountain bike :)
     
  10. Sep 4, 2009 at 5:41 PM
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  11. Sep 4, 2009 at 5:43 PM
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    good luck man, if you ever feel bummed out type in willis mcgahee knee into youtube. with enough work everything should work out.
     
  12. Sep 4, 2009 at 5:43 PM
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    That is why they call them 'practitioners'...
     
  13. Sep 4, 2009 at 5:44 PM
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  14. Sep 6, 2009 at 4:01 PM
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    good luck, had a new ACL this past apirl. Was in PT 5 days after, doing short rides on my motorcycle 3 weeks later. Just don't push the recovery, if you over do it, it will just set you back.
     
  15. Sep 6, 2009 at 4:41 PM
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    Speedy recovery there Moto. I hope the surgery fixes you up well.
     
  16. Sep 6, 2009 at 7:20 PM
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    I'm doing pretty good, compared to the first time around. doing my exercises without too much pain so im happy.

    Thanks guys!
     
  17. Sep 6, 2009 at 7:22 PM
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    Good to hear. Good luck!
     
  18. Sep 6, 2009 at 7:23 PM
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    Good luck dude. Tore my left ACL & MCL in 2000, tore my right ACL in 2007.
    Advise: DO YOUR AT HOME EXERCISES NOW! You'll be glad in the long run.
     
  19. Sep 7, 2009 at 12:46 AM
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    Thanks!


    Yup, doing them all. Thanks!
     
  20. Sep 11, 2009 at 7:40 AM
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    its doin as good as it can be i guess. had my fallow up with the doc yesterday and he explained to me again that i have no cartilage on the outside of my knee and if i injure it again that its not going to be good. possibly a knee replacement! so i made up my mind that i am officially retired from racing motocross :(. also had my first therapy session yesterday, nothing too exciting, just some more "fun" excersizes to do :rolleyes:.
     
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