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Old 02-15-2013, 11:21 AM
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I know this guy you call Mike("Tex") and no he didn't try to come back too early. He was skiing with a great ortho's advice on what he could and couldn't do and suffered a freak injury the 2nd time riding a sky ski.
Ahh, I remember the sky ski re-injury - was that at the fly in, or was it that crazy group you ran around with?

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They have written this Tex guy up in medical journals to try and figure out why this happened!
Skiing has nothing to do with this!
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Old 02-15-2013, 09:15 PM
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Ahh, I remember the sky ski re-injury - was that at the fly in, or was it that crazy group you ran around with? It was actually with a great group that met here on TT!


Skiing has nothing to do with this!
Good point!
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Old 02-17-2013, 12:33 PM
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Talked to a good friend who is a PT/AT and got some good info on surgeons, etc.
Thinking of having it done in April after preplanned family spring break vac in MX. Going to get fitted for a don joy brace this week so i can enjoy vac.


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Old 02-17-2013, 01:30 PM
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Talked to a good friend who is a PT/AT and got some good info on surgeons, etc.
Thinking of having it done in April after preplanned family spring break vac in MX. Going to get fitted for a don joy brace this week so i can enjoy vac.


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Old 02-17-2013, 07:49 PM
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In the process of screening doctors right now....

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Old 04-20-2013, 06:29 PM
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Had my acl reconstruct on Thursday. Did the patellar graft. Doing hourly physical therapy exercises and plugged into the ice machine near 24h a day.

Will get some pics when I hit 48 hours snd can shower.


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Old 04-20-2013, 07:32 PM
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Pop an extra hydrocodone before you go to your first PT session.
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Old 04-21-2013, 09:11 AM
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pt was 24h post op.....still had nerve blocker in effect so got a demo and list of exercises to do once it was gone. Did them every hour yesterday. Walking "as tolerated" turned into the full distance from BR to Kitchen to couch without issue
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Old 04-21-2013, 10:55 AM
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Sounds like things went well and that's good news. With the spring we're having, it doesn't look like there will be any rush to get out on the water this year!
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Old 04-21-2013, 01:44 PM
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Bustin it w a goal to get cleared to ski in 6mos or less...

Shower and redressing this am felt great!

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