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  1. Anyone with rotator cuff surgery before? Need input

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    So I tore my supraspinatus and possibly my sublabral. Not complete ruptures but partials... I will probably have the surgery first or second week of September thanks to industrial forcing a shot and therapy first. Ive had 5 previous surgeries (2 wrist UCl ruptures, 1 hand, 1 knee) so I am...
  2. Rotator Surgery

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    Had surgery on my rt shoulder today. Turned into a 4 hour surgery. Dr said 3 of 4 rotator tendons had extensive damage and were detached. I, also, had secondary bicepts tendon that had been detached bu reattached itself. Years of wear and tear. Off road motorcycles,softball ect. but mostly...
  3. Hip surgery recovery

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    So I had my surgery and had to stay in the hospital awhile longer due to the doctor finding out I had sleep apnea while he was working on me in the operating room. Now I can't put any weight on my leg for a month and am using crutches. What a pain it is to try and use the crapper or take a...
  4. Torn Miniscus- Surgery or Walk it off

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    On Mothers Day I slipped and fell off our slide and slid into the pool head first. It must have been hilarious from the kids perspective who were chasing me. I have been hobbled for almost 2 weeks but had an MRI done on Monday. Results are in and I have torn miniscus in my left knee. My knee...
  5. [Announcment] Evil Force aka Rick is having surgery today

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    Hope the surgery goes well and you heal up quick. Oh and hope all your nurses are topless!!!
  6. back surgery anyone

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    well ive been sanding on the boat for a couple of days and i was told 3 yrs ago i needed back surgery (some of you know this)to repair 3 hern/ruptured disc L4 L5 and a paper thin one lower then that from 33 yrs of truck driveing....the dr said if i didnt have the surgery i would just be doing...
  7. ACL and Miniscus Surgery

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    WTF..............???? Without a doubt the most painful sh!t I've ever volunteered to do. Last night around 3 am (after all the drugs stopped working) it literally felt like they cut my leg off at the chest. It hurt from my toes to my nose. Anyone else have the pleasure of going...
  8. Knee replacement surgery

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    Anyone out there gone through this. My wife is stairing at knee replacement surgery due to austioarthritus. The doctors are hesitant because she is too young (50) but the pain is unbearable for her. We are very active and she is pretty worried about the future. She gets it scoped next week...
  9. Lasik Surgery

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    Alright I've had it with these contacts. I've been out the last couple days because of a scratched cornea and want to get rid of these damn things. I'm looking at getting it done in Phoenix and was wondering what I can expect to pay and some suggestion on where to get it? I have insurance...
  10. Eye surgery update

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    Some of you may remember a thread I started about a mistake during eye surgery. The wrong lens was implanted in my left eye. I am happy to report the doctor and the eye center involved stepped up to the plate and did the right thing. I had the correct lens implanted today for the same "out of...
  11. Kidney stone surgery tomorrow

    PB Open Water
    Tomorrow is the day they are gonna blast that sucker!! I have to fast starting later today. How the fock am I supposed to do that with all the bologna sandwich talk??!! Stay tuned...
  12. Bentley had surgery

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    So he finally had his surgery and he's back home. Poor guy :( He's doing well though, except for chewing at his staples..... Here's a pic of him after surgery
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