Tag Archives: bone

The Consultants are happy

21st November 12:20 marked my appointment time at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford. Not a bad time really as it meant a nice 09:30 Patient Transport pickup and not some unearthly hour of the morning. I was still a bit perplexed as to why I was seeing a different Consultant but as long as he […]

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Bug War I

Important Information – Yesterday’s post was entitled Exercise “Battle of the Bug”, it marked the start of the story in my battle with a serious knee infection. Although it had a lovely little ring to it, it didn’t seem quite right in hindsight. For me as an amateur writer this is a big thing to […]

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Two stage surgery

So, here we are again, on the Eve of yet more surgery. I’ve been in the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford for four days now. It feels like a strange place because it’s an NHS (National Health Service) Hospital yet feels more like a private one in many ways. I have to question the common sense […]

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Fun at Physio!

The words fun and Physio very rarely end up in the same sentence, especially by me. This weeks Physio session, on Wednesday, is the first time it has made it possible. I had secretly been hoping it would rain that afternoon as I didn’t fancy going out for a walk but as it turned out […]

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Unexpected but good news

Bright and early this morning I was with Lynne (my Prosthetist) at Addenbrooke’s Hospital for a socket review. It’s three weeks since I last saw her, there were a issues but it all hinged around the same thing, problems on the groin and tendon area. I explained all the problems and said that it was […]

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First proper Physio session

At Cadets on Monday evening I managed 4hrs with my prosthetic leg on, probably a new record and probably enough for that day. I didn’t wear it at all on Tuesday, as I was busy sitting at the PC all day. Wednesday afternoon was my first proper Physio session since my surgery, long time coming […]

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Two different lots of pain

We were going to visit Nan today, which I have to admit I was dreading, not because on seeing Nan but because of how I was feeling. Those who read my last blog post ‘A sad trip’ will know that on Wednesday night I had run out of my OxyContin and had to wait till […]

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