Posts tagged "physical therapy"

ACL Reconstruction Surgery is Worse Than Childbirth

It's been exactly a month since I plopped myself down on the surgical table at Edward hospital to replace the ACL that I had torn off a year ago while barefoot water skiing.  I scored a bonus with the anesthesiologist who was a former water skier-- we talked about water sports before he sent me... Read more »

Using Social Media to Make Medical Decisions

It started innocently enough with a post on Facebook: Well, the MRI shows a torn ACL and stretched/inflamed MCL. I’ve decided against surgery and going down the physical therapy route. Which means I’ll finally have a skinny knee. I had just returned from the doctor’s office where we had an intense discussion about the treatment... Read more »