That would be my knee wrapped in 2 different braces.
On Monday morning’s walk with Lucy, she and I turned one way (squirrel), but my knee went the other. I heard/felt a POP and suddenly I couldn’t walk. Usually, I have pretty good ninja-like squirrel-avoidance skills, but we were walking with a couple of Lucy’s friends and I didn’t have the room to maneuver around quickly enough. That, or it was just my dumb luck. Ugh.
I went to the doctor (you know it’s bad when I actually go see the doctor) on Wednesday, who took one look at it and referred me to the orthopedic surgeon. Guesstimate: torn ACL/meniscus (most likely) or broken bone under my knee cap (less likely). I had x-rays taken and went home.
I see the orthopedic surgeon on Monday, and in the meantime I’m supposed to stay off of it, and keep it elevated/iced. Needless to say, there will be no running in the immediate future :(
I’ll post an update as soon as I have a diagnosis/prognosis.
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