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Have a tentative surgery date

Dec 13, 2016 11:52 AM

So, I didn't update earlier cause I was trying to process it.
Tentatively scheduled for pcl/mcl reconstruction on February 1st.
Yes, still non weight bearing until then and in a full knee brace. Hopefully getting fitted for a rental wheelchair this week as I need one in order to go back to work. Also purchasing a shower chair thankfully.
From what ortho has said to me, the surgery will be about 3-4 hours long. The PCL can be done arthroscopically but my the mcl will require an open incision.
Yikes! But I'm looking forward to moving on with this chapter in my life already.

Dec 13, 2016 11:55 AM

I'm praying everything will go well for you Amanda! Being those wheels out for Christmas 😉

Dec 13, 2016 12:48 PM

Sorry you have to have surgery Amanda, I will be praying for you to have a successful surgery and an uneventful recovery.

Dec 15, 2016 10:04 AM

Hey Flappys, yes wheels should be here later today or tomorrow. It's not a moment too soon. Was quite hazardous getting dressed at the docs office yesterday. Had one hand on the counter, 1 crutch under my other arm and trying to get my pants adjusted. Yeah, quite interesting indeed. But the good thing is ROM in that knee has gone from 60 degrees when I started PT to 114 degrees as of yesterday.

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