Case 25: Non-operative treatment

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Entries from March 2009

I almost reruptured the damn AT

March 27th, 2009 · 5 Comments

Yesterday was the 5 week mark. I have been partial weight bearing (PWB) for nearly a week now. I was walking with one crutch in a very awkward (and dare I say, embarrasing) way. The weather here in London Ontario (Canada) is getting nicer every day. I decided to get out and get a hair [...]

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More info on the plasma injection

March 19th, 2009 · 6 Comments

Today was the 4 week mark!  I still remember the loud POP and the sharp pain…
I went to the surgeon again for the second (and last) plasma injection. This treatment is called an autologous conditioned plasma (ACP) injection, which involves removing some of my blood from my non-dominant arm and injecting part of the blood, [...]

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Non-Operative Treatment

March 13th, 2009 · 16 Comments

February 18th, 2009. I was playing basketball with my fellow PhD students. Roughly 30 minutes in the game (for which I spent a good 20 minutes warming up and stretching), I felt someone had shot me, with a gun, and hit my calf - or somewhere back of my left leg.
Half an hour later I [...]

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