Posted On:6/20/2011 6:36pm
Dojo doctor is very confident that I have a torn ACL. Son of a bitch. She says if I want to continue with karate, I'll probably need surgery. Getting an MRI to be certain of course, but she said "yeah your knee isn't supposed to move like that, just so you know."
She says with surgery my chances of going on to full contact fighting are very good, however.
Still man, ****. ACL. D:
Posted On:6/21/2011 6:26am
Style: Judo & BJJ
Congratulations, you're fucked for at least six months. But then you'll be fine. It's such a common injury doctors are good at fixing it. Do the PT afterwards. It will suck, but you have to do it.
Posted On:6/21/2011 12:03pm
Style: Boxing n00b
Tough break, though at least you dont have the uncertainty to deal with, just the reality
A great oppertunity to work on your upper body strength:)
Posted On:6/21/2011 6:08pm
Yar, I have to start lifting for sure! This sucks but it is what it is.
Posted On:6/25/2011 10:07am
So any news on your acl? I got my results yesterday.... All bad juju..
Surface fractures all over my knee. Torn meniscus and torn acl. They won't do surgery till my bones heal.. I'm out for a bit
Posted On:6/25/2011 3:22pm
I go to the doctor tomorrow with my slides, but I looked up MRI slides of healthy ACLs and torn ACLs. A healthy ACL will be a solid black line:
A torn ACL will either look like this:
Or like this:
There isn't a black line present at all on all of my slides that show my ACL. I'm pretty sure that fucker's torn. :( I'll know for sure when I see the doctor. I haven't had years of training on how to read MRI slides, but my guesses have always been right before.
Posted On:6/25/2011 3:34pm
:Baww:I knealt on a sewing needle when I was young and the eye snaped off deep in my knee.
Looking at these images makes me think of that trauma and gives me the hebegebies
Posted On:6/25/2011 4:00pm
CT scan on my bones is the next step then talk of surgery. I feel like I should be in more pain than I am...
My mom taught me how to read MRIs so I could I.d. All the problems.. My acl doesnt loo right the way it's sitting. Bt it is a solid band...
Dark Overlord of the Bullshido Underworld
Posted On:6/26/2011 11:19pm
Style: Taai Si Ji Kung Fu
There are many threads on the subject of ACL tears, but this one has some stuff with regard to getting back in the game:
I can personally say recovering from a full MCL tear sucks much worse, so count your blessings with the ACL.
Calm down, it's only ones and zeros.
"Your calm and professional manner of response is really draining all the fun out of this. Can you reply more like Dr. Fagbot or something? Call me some names, mention some sand in my vagina or something of the sort. You can't expect me to come up with reasonable arguments man!" -- MaverickZ
"Tom Kagan spins in his grave and the fucking guy isn't even dead yet." -- Snake Plissken
My Bullshido fan club threads:
Tom Kagan's a big hairy...
Tom Kagan can lick my BALLS
Tom Kagan teaches _ing __un and bigotry?
Tom Kagan: Serious discussion here
Lamokio asks the burning question is Tom Kagan a ***** or just cruising for some
I'm Dave the gay Kickboxer from Manchester and I have the hots for Tom Kagan
TOM KAGAN, OPEN ME, THE MKT ARE COMING FOR YOU ! ARE YOU MAN ENOUGH TO MEET ?
ATTN TOM KAGAN
World Dominator 'Kagan' in plot to lie about real Kung Fu and Martial Arts
Tom Kagan just gave me my third negative rep in a day
I am infatuated with Tom Kagan
Tom Kagan is a fat balding white guy.
Posted On:6/27/2011 12:09am
Thank you very much for that Tom, I'll be sure to pour over it. Much appreciated! And I'm sorry to hear about your injury. Hope you're doing well now.
*edit* I have finished reading and am officially fucking terrified.
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