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    Some thoughts for the incoming class: Blew out...

    Some thoughts for the incoming class:

    Blew out the full ACL, Bucket handle tear on the lateral meniscus and a partial tear to the MCL for me last april 3.

    Never felt or heard a pop. Slow...
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    I was given the Donjoy Fourcepoint carbon fiber...

    I was given the Donjoy Fourcepoint carbon fiber behemoth and have cumulatively put about 4 hours in it.

    Didn't risk much early on and was very careful. Very.

    At 7 months I got the go ahead to...
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    ^^^^^Thanks, that's encouraging. I got...

    ^^^^^Thanks, that's encouraging.

    I got motivated this morning and caught my first early tram for a 1st tracks OB run. Boottop for about 4k vert over 4-5 miles, pretty awesome.

    I've been...
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    X2? As for myself I've been skiing at about...

    X2?


    As for myself I've been skiing at about 75% for about 30 days at the village.
    Knee feels tight and stable. Leg strength is not back to normal. Yet. It has increased noticeably since getting...
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    Tomorrow is 6 weeks from surgery. Things seem to...

    Tomorrow is 6 weeks from surgery. Things seem to get better by a tiny increment almost each day. Tiny, I said.

    Flex is about 125/7 with a nudge. Extension is at +1 still. Hard to get the last few...
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    ^^^^had to laugh about the atrophy thing. That...

    ^^^^had to laugh about the atrophy thing. That has become my only real issue, getting it to turn on. Once it does, things come back pretty well so far.

    Flexion to 120* today. Another goal met. Go...
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    Last week in PT my flexion was up to 115* then up...

    Last week in PT my flexion was up to 115* then up to 117* on Friday. Then I got the bicycle pedal over the top and pedaled slowly for about 10 minutes, so that was kind of a milestone. Life is...
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    My PT started 5 days after surgery. It was not...

    My PT started 5 days after surgery. It was not intense but did help me get the ball rolling. The ladies took it easy on me and in retrospect, that first week might have been premature. Not due to...
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    24 days out from surgery. PT on M-W-F and got...

    24 days out from surgery. PT on M-W-F and got 95*,104*, and 111* increases in flexion and probably 3-5* from full flatout. Pedal almost went over the top today, they keep teasing me cuz it usually...
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    Mofro - good to hear you're out, up and at 'em. ...

    Mofro - good to hear you're out, up and at 'em.

    I'm def tiptoeing with the rehab. As much as I want it to be normal, I'm not hurrying it for sure. I decided the PT sessions were better for me...
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    Today is 3 weeks outta surgery. I feel like I can...

    Today is 3 weeks outta surgery. I feel like I can put about 3/4 weight on it, no major pain, just tension from everything going back to normal distances. Using a Tylenol and an IB daily but nothing...
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    Thanks to ya as well. Been motoring around with...

    Thanks to ya as well. Been motoring around with my new kinda friend, the Leg Brace. It was almost straight but the adjuster worked nicely and it's pretty cush now.

    Interesting that you got back...
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    Ok ,here's my unload of info: My timeline for...

    Ok ,here's my unload of info:

    My timeline for PT was like this...surg on fri. morn; In at 7 and home by 1pm.

    hydrocodone every 4 hours without fail for fear of getting behind the pain.
    In the...
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    So my anesthetist asks me before the surg, do I...

    So my anesthetist asks me before the surg, do I want a 1 day or 3 day pain block?
    WTF is that exactly?
    He says it numbs the whole leg with a needle insertion right at top of thigh at nerve. Unless...
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    Bear with me on the details here: My local...

    Bear with me on the details here:

    My local guy has a long stellar history here, so there's that. Most all are excellent here of course.

    I think he said that most surgeons take it from the...
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    Yo K2, I had surgery on my acl 8 days ago. Took a...

    Yo K2, I had surgery on my acl 8 days ago. Took a piece of my quadricep tendon, my doctor's preference, as a replacement graft.

    Blew it on the summit of Big sky on 4/4, had surgery in JH on 4/26,...
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