Meniscus Transplant Revision Patient Story - 3 months post-op
Just had my three-month appointment for a meniscus transplant revision. I had a great result with my first one. Unfortunately, I hurt it coaching my youth football team and so I came back at a pretty significant tear and we had to do a revision and I'm three months out. So doing really well, very happy with my result. The surgery recovery was very easy this time. Looking forward to get back on my mountain bike, my road bike, I'm gonna race a, uh, Aqua bike, which is, uh, the swimming and bike portion in June, uh, I started doing yoga, um, modified yoga about, uh, seven weeks after my surgery. So I'm back to a lot of the different, um, yoga poses, but I'm not doing some of the things that would test the knee yet, but, um, I'm having very little limitations so I'm really excited about getting back to those things, no issues. My flexion, my extension, came back extremely quickly and without really having to push it at all. My range of motion starts from, from there where I'm almost exactly the same as my other side, and I have full extension on that, on the head, full extension within the first week after surgery.
Rich W. Profile
Rich had a meniscus transplant with us in 2008. After 7.5 years of skiing, ice hockey, basketball, Mui Thai, boxing, cycling thousands of miles on his road-bike, ripping down local mountain biking trials, placing 2nd in an Aquabike (triathlon without the run), catching tens of thousands of pitches from his son and his fellow little leaguers, and most recently taking on yoga as a new passion...disaster struck. Rich tore his meniscus again and returned to The Stone Clinic to have another meniscus replacement. Here's how he's doing three months after this particular surgery. Read more about Rich's experience on his blog http://mymeniscustransplant.blogspot.com/.