Wednesday, May 16, 2012
For those of you new to my blog, I've been having issues with my knees. I'm currently on prescription strength Ibuprofen to help with the inflammation and pain, and on Dr's orders to have minimal ambulation all for 2 weeks. The other day when I went in the Dr asked me to get some X-rays of my knees to check for osteoarthritis, because that's what he is/was thinking is going on.
I called last night for my test results and he said my X-Ray's came back normal. So that makes me happy that there is no apparent degeneration in my knees, but now I want to know what's going on with my knees! I'll finish the pills and minimal knee work for another week and a half, then try going on a family walk. If I get knee pain again I'll be on the phone with the Dr again to find out what my next step is. I'm wondering if I'll need either a knee brace (which I'm not looking forward to) or physical therapy, which would be my choice if offered. I'm ready to get off my butt and get healthy, but considering I need my knee to do most things I WANT to do I have to lay low.
Still working on getting the household organized while I wait for my knees to start behaving. Hoping this all works out for me!! Thanks to everyone who's been reading my blog and supporting me. It really is frustrating when I can't do the activity piece as easily as I was hoping, but you all make it easier to do!