This is the tool I have been using to bend my knee over the weeks. Look at the before and after from where I was at the beginning to where I am now! Before: After:
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It’s week eleven now, and I am finally starting to get some mobility back. My doctor approved me to drive and to walk without my crutches. I have continued to use the Biodex machine and sitting elliptical at higher levels, as well as doing lunges and step-ups in the therapy..Read More
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When using the NuStep machine, it’s important to keep your steps per minute pretty high as it will help increase your range of motion.
Today I did 12 minutes on the NuStep machine and a half-mile on the sit down elliptical. I followed it by stretching of knee and doing some squats and two sets of toe raises which made my knee extremely swollen. Then I got back on the NuStep machine for another 12..Read More
I was finally able to wear shoes and socks today!
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My monday of this week I was feeling really good and had even gotten my knee to bend to 90 degrees. I had worked on my leg five or six hours a day the whole weekend. When I was stretching, I heard some pops in my knee which the doctors..Read More
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This week, I was able to get my knee to almost an 80 degree bend by using the leg press, the stepper, and the Biodex machine. My knees and toes are incredibly swollen so I have continued to ice them and have even tried massaging them with lavender, peppermint, chamomile,..Read More
Check out this video on my Youtube page at https://youtu.be/AfNyh7_oXXE.
One of the best things I have purchased is a compression ice machine which will cools my leg so I don’t have to keep getting ice. I got one for $160 bucks and it’s awesome. One of the tricks I found is to get water bottles, fill them, remove the..Read More
This week I was able to get my knee bent to 75 degrees. Doing this causes pain along the interior of my knee, but the pain at the incision site has mostly gone away. I was able to use the Biodex machine for about half an hour and met with..Read More