Sunday, November 15, 2009

Time for an upgrade

In 1991 I was told that I would need a tin knee in the future. The surgeon recommended I wait as long as I could, as the technology was continually improving.

Two operations later- the last one seven years ago- I think the time has come.

Grinding bone on bone, the damned thing now hurts like hell most of the time.

For the record, the initial damage was done by a drunk speeding along 37 years ago- I survived a 70kph collision with a vehicle- something most people are killed by.

Let's now see how the ACC system works.

I will keep you posted...


A quick examination- yes, crepitus and its off for an x-ray.


Arthritis- take some pills and put up with it.

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