13 posts tagged with knee and surgery.
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How to dress with a knee brace?

I broke my leg 10 days ago, and had surgery on it this past weekend. While I've been fine hopping around the house and to doctor's offices in shorty-shorts or mens basketball shorts I've started thinking about what I should wear back to the office. [more inside]
posted by fontophilic on Jul 16, 2013 - 20 answers

Tore ACL skiing. Don't want surgery. Can I ever ski again?

I'm looking for opinions and stories from people who've torn their ACL but elected not to get surgery. How much physical activity can you still do? [more inside]
posted by StrawberryPie on Mar 3, 2013 - 17 answers

In kneed of gift suggestions

What can I get my mom, preferably thematic, as she's on bed rest for knee surgery? [more inside]
posted by casualinference on Feb 16, 2013 - 6 answers

Knee replacement surgery for a parent. What to expect?

Parent is getting knee replacement surgery. What should I expect? [more inside]
posted by huskerdont on Oct 22, 2012 - 7 answers

help stretch thy knee and hammy?

Need help stretching knee/hamstring? Tight knee is causing more and more pain in my leg (heel and rest of leg)... i'm fine once i warm up for a while, but need help stretching knee and my hammy [more inside]
posted by fozzie33 on May 22, 2012 - 6 answers

Knee surgery: what happens next / what should I do / have ready?

What to do / will happen after knee surgery next week? Supplements? Exercises? Other ideas post-surgery for best chance at positive recovery? [more inside]
posted by unclezeb on Mar 4, 2012 - 5 answers

my knee, help me save it in seattle

Recommendations for an orthopedic surgeon in Seattle? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 15, 2011 - 8 answers

I can never think of a good title to my questinos. Sorry.

I need help with creating a plan to diagnose a possible alignment problem with my right leg what I can do do fix it. [more inside]
posted by Brandon1600 on Oct 14, 2009 - 10 answers

ACL Surgery Advice Please

Going in for ACL replacement in a few days - what can I do between now and then to prepare for the next few weeks? [more inside]
posted by swngnmonk on Oct 4, 2009 - 8 answers

What kind of ACL graft did you get?

Did you get ACL reconstruction surgery? I would like to know as much about your specific experience and graft choice as possible, to help me decide on mine. [more inside]
posted by hybridvigor on Aug 25, 2009 - 22 answers

Why does the knee still hurt?

On average how long is there pain after knee replacement surgery? I had a partial done Dec. 12th and still have days that I have to take pain pills for the discomfort. Is this typical? Should I go back to the doctor?
posted by lag on Feb 26, 2008 - 7 answers

Weak in the Knees

What can I do about weak and painful knees? I'm a 21 y.o. male with weak, creaking, grinding, and occasionally dislocating knees. Cause/options/suggestions? [more inside]
posted by sprocket87 on Aug 14, 2006 - 11 answers

Caring for an Irish wolfhound after surgery?

Our Irish wolfhound has torn the ACL in one of her hind legs, and the knee is going to require surgery. We're worried about how to keep her "calm" and "off that leg" after the surgery, for 3 or 4 weeks, as the surgeon tells us we'll have to do. [more inside]
posted by BoringPostcards on Jul 18, 2005 - 7 answers

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