Category Archives: Rehab

One Year Post Surgery Update

Four knee surgeries later – SUCCESS! Lateral Cartilage Transplant/Femoral Microfracture procedure helps Doctor ride bike again. Almost exactly a year ago I was under the knife for a fourth time to remove scar tissue and manipulate my knee under anesthetic to get more range of motion back. I had been stuck at 90 degrees of… Continue Reading

Knee Surgery Number Four – Three Weeks Post

The Range of Motion Battle Continues Roughly four months after a very invasive and challenging cartilage transplant/microfracture knee surgery I was under the knife again for a ‘clean up’ surgery. Why? The toughest challenge in the recovery/rehab has been trying to get full range of motion back – specifically knee flexion. At the three month… Continue Reading

Walking in Water – The Less Discussed Miracle

Cool Water Walking – A Great Post Surgery Rehab Tool Four weeks post microfracture/cartilage transplant knee surgery I went to a beautiful cottage in Georgian Bay, Ontario for a week of recovery/relaxation. Being on the beach everyday walking barefoot did wonders for me both physically and mentally as I recovered from a very invasive knee procedure.… Continue Reading

Percocet – An Honest Review

Doctor Gives Perspective on Percocet Post Knee Surgery Here I am five days post knee surgery and still taking percocet, a combination of oxycodone and acetaminophen. I was prescribed 1-2 pills every 4hrs for pain. The strength prescribed was the second weakest (Percocet 5/325 – 5mg oxycodone/325mg acetaminophen). I rarely ever take pain medication even… Continue Reading

The Day I Finally Got a Cartilage Transplant

Surgeon Performs a Microfracture and Cartilage Transplant After 18 years of knee pain and two prior knee surgeries I underwent my third knee surgery three days ago at Women’s College Hospital – a state of the art new hospital in Toronto. What did the surgery consist of? The anesthesiologists performed a femoral nerve block (to… Continue Reading

The Day I was Supposed to get Knee Surgery

My Third Knee Surgery Has Been Delayed As I mentioned in a previous post, and to my patients, students, family, and friends I was supposed to get knee surgery today but I found out last week that it will be delayed. WHY? The knee surgery is quite complex as there are a number of factors… Continue Reading

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