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The Road to ACL Recovery (Day 4)

If my post from yesterday seemed terse and bitter, that’s the ebb and flow of ACL recovery. Progress plateaus, spikes, and plateaus in a hypnotic, “Walk Like An Egyptian” fashion. Yesterday was one of those plateaus. All the more reason … Continue reading

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The Road to ACL Recovery (Day 3)

On the third day, I rested. After sleeping for 11.5 hours, I woke up groggy, with pain at its apex. I popped two Codeines and fell back asleep for 4.5 hours. Started a couple of the lightest exercises, but not … Continue reading

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The Road to ACL Recovery (Day 2)

This is supposed to be the hardest day of the Recovery.  As the local anesthesia in the leg wears off, the pain rises. This is indeed how my day started, but I am pleased to say I am making it … Continue reading

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Day 1: The Road to ACL Recovery

I recently tore my left ACL. Seven years ago I tore my right ACL, so this completes the set. That remains the most painful injury of my life, and the long, tedious, often agony-inducing path to rehab tried me harder … Continue reading

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