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    Hi, I haven't been here for a while, I will...

    Hi,
    I haven't been here for a while, I will recap briefly and then tell you how it iworked for me. I tore the conjoint tendon which is the semimem. and biceps femoris combined on the 1 tendon, with...
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    Hi all, I am now 3 weeks post-op. I am able to...

    Hi all,
    I am now 3 weeks post-op. I am able to stand (with crutches) on my bad leg. And I can have showers, yay!! I am in the hip brace with about 20% bend allowed. My incision healed up fine. It...
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    hey everyone, I had my surgery on the 10th,...

    hey everyone,

    I had my surgery on the 10th, its now the 15th. my doc had to use the tendon graft bc by the time of my surgery it was 13 weeks post injury and my muscle had retracted almost...
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    hey, has anyone heard of a new supplement called...

    hey, has anyone heard of a new supplement called 'tendofit'? I watched a internet infomercial about it. Has mucopollysacharides, and collagen type 1, and vit c.
    The Dr. that developed it claims it...
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    Hi Everyone, Glad to hear so many of you are so...

    Hi Everyone,
    Glad to hear so many of you are so far along on the mend. Something to look forward to. My surgery is on countdown 7 days from today. My surgeon uses a hip brace not a leg brace. It...
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    Hi Laura, We have a very similar health history....

    Hi Laura,
    We have a very similar health history. I also have FM and Advanced disc disease in all my neck vertebrae. i was injured 11 weeks ago and my surgery is 2 weeks from now. My surgeon wants me...
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    Thanks for the suggestions about toilet riser...

    Thanks for the suggestions about toilet riser seats etc.
    Is it just me or are there a lot of people in Iowa with this injury??? Whats with that?
    I can't help but wish I was diagnosed right away and...
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    ps2..wow, Its been a long day,,lol, I just reread...

    ps2..wow, Its been a long day,,lol, I just reread some posts about the brace and challenges with it, if there is any Other info--thanks.....joani
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    ps...did anyone take the brace off while lying...

    ps...did anyone take the brace off while lying down once in awhile? I hope I can remove it for massage or shower (I have a walk in shower) I remember the comments about a lawn shower, Its to cold...
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    hey you all, I got my surgery date!! yay, I...

    hey you all,
    I got my surgery date!! yay, I think....! I have to say, I'm a bit freaked. It will be 13 weeks post injury by the time I have my surgery- May 10. I feel pretty good, I can walk almost...
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    hello everyone, Well if its good news to hear...

    hello everyone,
    Well if its good news to hear you need surgery, then its good news I have. I saw Dr. McAdam in Seattle yesterday. He is a very , very, nice man(i need to think of a better adjective)...
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    hey everyone, thanks again for info. I will def....

    hey everyone, thanks again for info. I will def. check U of W site....here's my email if anyone would like it...lavendercottage2@dccnet.com
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    Hi everyone, Thanks for the support. I called...

    Hi everyone,

    Thanks for the support. I called this surgeon today as he suggested. He spoke with a colleague who is the sports consultant for major Canadian teams. He doesn't do the surgery for the...
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    ps... Joe, I was told I would need a cadaver...

    ps... Joe, I was told I would need a cadaver graft and there was more chance for complications with that as well. Also, more chance of rerupture when the retraction is large. I have an 11cm...
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    Hi everyone, Well The specialist I saw today was...

    Hi everyone,
    Well The specialist I saw today was frustrating to say the least. This was at a private clinic here in the Vancouver area. Anyway out of the 15 possible specialists I was booked to see...
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    Hi everyone, I haven't been around for a couple...

    Hi everyone,
    I haven't been around for a couple of days. My son, who manages a small business I bought last year, sprained his rjght knee Sunday nite. He has been keeping the business running by...
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    Hi everybody, I finally have a surgeon appt. on...

    Hi everybody,
    I finally have a surgeon appt. on March 28th, yay! It has been 8 weeks since my injury. I contacted the insurance company handling my case for the resort where I was injured. They...
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    Hi everyone, Thanks for the info Mobley, I...

    Hi everyone,

    Thanks for the info Mobley, I hadn't thought much about the negatives of walking at this point. Still using 1 crutch. No one- physio, or gp doctor have told me to do or not to do any...
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    ps,,,,now sitting down is a whole nuther...

    ps,,,,now sitting down is a whole nuther subject...:(
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    Hi everybody, Thanks for the encouragement. What...

    Hi everybody,
    Thanks for the encouragement. What is very strange is that I feel pretty good. I am mostly off crutches, I use 1 if I need to go more than around the house. I haven't tried anything...
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    Oh, ps to Mobley, the plane was an exercise in...

    Oh, ps to Mobley, the plane was an exercise in willpower and mind over matter and alot of pain meds.. It was so bad!. But, Westjet was as helpful as possible. Even offered to make me an icepack from...
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    Thanks to everyone that replied to my 1st...

    Thanks to everyone that replied to my 1st posting. The trouble I am running into here is that the Canadian medical system moves slowly. I am now waiting for an orthosurgeon appt. It is could take...
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    Hi, I live in Vanc NC. I have a proximal avulsion...

    Hi, I live in Vanc NC. I have a proximal avulsion of my hamstring complex tendon. This happened a month ago in Mexico.I was walking and hit a puddle on a polished floor and did a forward split with...
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