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Ron

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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #75 on: June 06, 2008, 10:58:53 am »
keep up the good work.? I sounds to me like perhaps the spasm in the upper psoas is releasing, (uncramping)



interesting thought. Could that have been the source? Could it have just shut down as a protective measure?


Hmm, I miss my mountain tex-mex breakfasts.... Yum......
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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #76 on: June 10, 2008, 09:35:58 am »
Hey Ron.....I can only relate to what I went through with my arm. If the fatigued  muscle is damaged, it just will not function at full capacity and tells us this through pain. I do believe that the muscle has a memory and with correction through surgery as in my case or rest as in yours, it will return to it's normal strength as long as there are no other mitigating issues....so we're all encouraged by the progress you've been making...slow and steady!

Hey Jim....yep...the arm is back to about 99.5% and getting stronger each day. Forearm rotation is 100% on pronation and about 98% on supination....AND if this is how it ends up...no biggie..but I've been playing tons of golf..life is good!

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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #77 on: June 26, 2008, 07:55:41 am »
went to a different doctor yesterday, I am very happy to say that I am having surgery within the next coupl eof weeks. You know things are going well when the Dr. tells you he's an avid mogul skier and had a compression fracture to his spine when missing a table jump in Tremblant! He definitely understands us......

So, to summarize, he's done a lot of these surgeries for atheletes and folks like us.  They go in arthroscopically and look around, then sew kevlar mesh into the ab walls to reinforce them. Simple surgery, should be pretty much healed within a month. Totally psyched.

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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #78 on: June 26, 2008, 08:25:06 am »
Very glad to hear someone has a diagnoses, or at least an interest in exploring.
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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #79 on: June 26, 2008, 08:41:16 am »
I will be setting up the surgery date today. Lets go I'm tired of this.

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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #80 on: June 26, 2008, 10:24:52 am »
Glad to hear you?re closer to getting this solved!

Everyone, in lieu of flowers, send him Dunkin' Donuts gift cards! ;)

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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #81 on: June 26, 2008, 10:48:55 am »
www.counterculturec ofee.com works just fine, "toscany" blend......... ;D

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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #82 on: June 26, 2008, 07:00:05 pm »
Best of luck!!
Sounds like you have found someone who has an idea.
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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #83 on: June 27, 2008, 06:16:00 am »
thanks Lynn! I am really feeling good about it and my PT crew agrees as well. My orthopedic pushed this from the start.  It was really taking a toll on me mentally.

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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #84 on: June 27, 2008, 10:13:41 am »
july  14th's the day!

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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #85 on: June 30, 2008, 08:19:45 pm »
Any idea of recuperation time? I guess it depends on what they find. Hernia's heal pretty quick with the mesh these days, though I think that is not a definitive cause?
Okay, we all know you are not shy.
WE WANT PICTURES!!!! gruesome stitches pictures!! ;D  >:D;D >:D ;D
Oh, and if they do any laprascopic pics, include a few of those too!!!

Best of luck and keep us updated.
Fourteen days to groin reapproximation!! Hooray!!
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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #86 on: July 01, 2008, 01:46:55 pm »
Yes, it's pretty much a hernia repair but with a larger area of repair.

No big scars, and no photos but I would be glad to show you in December anyway! (I am ducking under my desk now)

If I can get some laproscopic photos I will, I am interested in seeing that as well

recovery time. I need to know more. He is saying (and on line info is same) that 4 weeks for recovery. I want to know how soon I can get back into the rehab center and get things going.

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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #87 on: July 01, 2008, 02:19:34 pm »

Lynn:

 ;D  Just double checking, but wanted to make sure this is purely a medical curiosity?  ???   Otherwise, as one of the moderators I may have to delete your earlier post asking Ron for pictures of his groin ???
 
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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #88 on: July 01, 2008, 07:42:51 pm »
I don't believe the word "groin" was EVER used by me, Mr. Super Global Moderator. :o
Surely YOU are the one who has brought that thought to the forefront.  :o ???
I ONLY asked for pictures of STITCHES.  Suture lines, ya know. >:D ;D
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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #89 on: July 02, 2008, 06:58:08 am »
is that what she calls it?  ???

Funny that she didn't ask to see my Knee surgery pics from last April?????