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Help: Opportunity for major physical change

On November 6 I will have my left knee replaced. Six weeks later, if all is going well, the right one will follow. My brain is spinning with possibilities for my future: lose weight! be healthier! drop some medications! shop for clothes in regular stores! go hiking with my husband! But wait! There's more! [more inside]
posted by harrietthespy on Oct 18, 2014 - 8 answers

How to tackle ACL reconstruction so I can go back to Judo and BJJ?

Whoot, 1st question on MetaFilter. I tore an ACL, and I'm looking at reconstruction so I can go back to my two favorite things, Judo and Brazilian jiu-jitsu. My question: Any professionals with insight? Any protips or questions I should ask? Any thing I should be cautious or wary about? (More detail under the fold if that's helpful.) [more inside]
posted by aaxelrod on Oct 18, 2014 - 8 answers

e coli ESBL+ urinary infection

After multiple knee surgeries, my mom was just diagnosed with e coli ESBL+ infection. [more inside]
posted by Mike Mongo on Apr 12, 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

Can you tell me about Tibial Tubercle Transfer surgery?

Questions about knee surgery... [more inside]
posted by sotalia on Nov 30, 2009 - 0 answers

Knee injury resurrected!

10 uneventful (knee wise) years after ACL reconstruction, my knee is very swollen and very sore. Advice needed! [more inside]
posted by thenormshow on Jun 20, 2009 - 7 answers

chronic knee pain

My husband has been seeking treatment for chronic knee pain (both knees) for a couple years now. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 13, 2008 - 14 answers

Shots in the stomach for the shot impaired

Follow up to this question. I had the knee surgery today, and my doc when explaining my post-op care to my friend said that I'm going to have to have shots of Lovenox in my friggin' stomach for a while. Anyone have the experience of giving themselves injections, especially if you're a little phobic? [more inside]
posted by moonbird on Nov 6, 2006 - 15 answers

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