Rally Recovery – Post Surgery Day 25

Today is day 25. Yeah, you continue to make it with this knee replacement. Maybe you saw me yesterday or this week but most importantly you’re working hard in physical therapy. By this point, you’re out of your house, you’re off to the therapy center, and you walk in there and dread what they’re going to do. But they’re going to get that knee bent so it’s going to be awesome. Every two weeks you’re going to notice a great change. It’s going to be tight, it’s going to be swollen, it’s going to be a little warm and that’s all pretty normal because you’re working hard to get the new knee bent and the new knee straight. Keep taking your pain medication if you need it. The aspirin and the stockings all of those have probably stopped by now, so the risk of blood clots has dropped off. That doesn’t mean we don’t keep moving and it doesn’t mean we don’t look for them, but we know if you continue to work hard it’ll minimize that risk. Congrats on day 25 and keep in mind that everybody else at day 25 is keeping their chin up. Congrats.


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