Facing knee replacement...tell me what to expect! - Page 3
 
 

       The Horse Forum > The Horse Forum Community > Rider Wellness

Facing knee replacement...tell me what to expect!

This is a discussion on Facing knee replacement...tell me what to expect! within the Rider Wellness forums, part of the The Horse Forum Community category

    Like Tree24Likes

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        10-21-2013, 11:41 PM
      #21
    Weanling
    Sheeesh. You guys are pushing a bit here. These people are not my gurus, nor do I imagine them to be magical wizards with special potions peddling the next best snake oil. I only mentioned the same people multiple times because if one is to read through their works, "via doing their own research", there will be a common theme as to what they've found to be the most cleansing and healing diet in all their years of practice.

    If the people who decided to jump to conclusions and ridicule my posts had any experience in specifically what I was sharing I could understand the reason to create a positive dialouge in what they've discovered through their own experience. But instead I got the opposite.....it was implied that I didn't know what I was talking about and that it's unsafe. And if those people who decided to ridicule, had any experience in it they sure chose not to share that experience before ridiculing.

    Eating cleansing and healing foods does amazing things. Things, that to many, would feel to be, "miraculous", and after being around this for years it just becomes the norm. So if you were standing in my shoes you would understand why I feel as if it's important to stand up to this ridicule.

    I also can't understand how you, DimSum, can say they're out to make a fast buck. LOL

    So I guess bring on the next wave of ridicule without any actual experience in what I've been trying to share. I can understand constructive dialogue, but flat out ridicule without sharing any experience to back it up....
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        10-22-2013, 01:16 PM
      #22
    Trained
    You are the one pushing, pushing your views, now you have had your say, yours is but one message, there are many others, let the OP choose what makes sense to her.
    franknbeans likes this.
         
        11-27-2013, 10:15 AM
      #23
    Weanling
    Okay, starting to get anxious....surgery MONDAY! Had my last preop appointment yesterday. If all goes well, surgery Mon am, walking Mon afternoon, home Tues after physical therapy. My dr anticipates an excellent outcome given my general health and "youth". I am getting one of those ice machine thingys....they will use it at the hospital and it comes home with me. Wish me luck!
         
        11-27-2013, 10:39 AM
      #24
    Green Broke
    Wishing you all the best!
         
        11-27-2013, 09:49 PM
      #25
    Yearling
    You'll do GREAT!!
         
        11-27-2013, 11:51 PM
      #26
    Green Broke
    You're in my thoughts, friend! <3
         
        11-28-2013, 05:59 PM
      #27
    Foal
    May I ask what are you having done to your knee? The reason I am asking is that I have had both knees replaced and still ride although I admit I am much more cautious now then I used to be, but I refuse to let anyone tell me I should not ride. In any case, if you need anyone to talk to please feel free to contact me. I know that all will come out well for you. Praying for a quick recovery for you and many more years of enjoyment of your horses.
         
        11-28-2013, 07:36 PM
      #28
    Green Broke
    You'll be up and about in no time. My Surgeon elected to piece my knee back together and I'm now 12 weeks post-surgery. PT is wonderful, I started that 2 weeks ago (had to wait for the bone graft to heal) and I've gone from completely non-mobile to walking around a bit.

    Oddly enough, the PT I was assigned is a horse person. She swears she'll have me back on a horse for Christmas!
    Bellasmom likes this.
         
        11-28-2013, 08:47 PM
      #29
    Trained
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by totalfreedom    
    I don't have any personal experience with knee surgery or replacement, but I do have experience with something else that IMO would be highly beneficial.

    There is a very high potential for you to rebuild your knee from the inside out without the need for replacement if you so wished. It will take time to accomplish and some dedication, but it would also halt and reverse the arthritis.

    It's so simple that many people will try to discredit it without having any experience with it. But if having healed knees without recurring surgery and knee replacements is something that you desire, then may I suggest you do some research of your own into the subject.

    Studying the works of Arnold Ehret, Dr. Robert Morse, and Dr. Douglas Graham will provide the necessary knowledge to get you started. These three are all very similar in what they suggest. IME, following what they teach will bring about the quickest and deepest form of healing. Something that heals even deeper would be, to water fast, but considering the things commonly found on the food shelves I would highly suggest leaving this alone for a while until you've done a lot of cleansing and healing already. There are also different things you could do which would help, such as avoiding certain foods, but if you start doing the research you will find them.
    If it's an ACL, it won't heal itself, they don't and no one has had one that has done so. Of course eating well and losing weight will help, in fact the surgeon who did my ACL will not operate on an overweight person. He says it undoes his work, it's like throwing someone a 50lb sack of flour and say pack that around while your grafts heal. He has many angry former patients because of this but I tend to agree with him. I have always been fit, trim and eat extremely healthy, but it didn't heal my torn ACL, the surgery did and after my own program of physiotherapy, 5 months after my surgery, I was back into full on kickboxing workouts. So for the recovery, yes I will agree, however, nothing I ate would have healed my ACL, it needed to be grafted.
         
        11-29-2013, 06:28 AM
      #30
    Trained
    Posted via Mobile Device
         

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
    Message:
    Options

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Password
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Password:
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:

    Log-in

    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Riding after knee replacement surgery lechatblanc Rider Wellness 10 08-22-2011 05:49 PM
    Preparing for knee replacement surgery maura General Off Topic Discussion 20 05-27-2010 11:58 AM
    riding after knee replacement surgery maura English Riding 30 12-22-2009 01:36 PM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:22 AM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0