Wednesday, 21 May 2008

No surgery required

I had my MRI scan on 2nd May, and the follow-up appointment yesterday.

It was quite fascinating to see my knee in 3D as the surgeon move the mouse around the images changed as if the camera was traveling through my kneecap.

He pointed out two problems with my knee. Inflammation in the iliotibial band, and inflammation in the fat pad behind the patella ligament. So pretty much confirmed the two diagnoses from my physio (see previous posts my knee!).

The good news is that I haven't torn anything, I've done no lasting damage, and rest and the right kind of exercises will sort my knee out. I won't be needing keyhole surgery to fix my leg, and can start running again when it's better.

So it's all set for FLM 2009. Training starts in ... August? September?

Watch this space.

Running 13.1 miles in memory of Carl

I ran the Silverstone Half Marathon on 15th March 2009. I managed the 13.1 mile course in 2 hours and 4 minutes. Not a bad effort for my first Half Marathon! I returned in 2010 to run it in 1 hour 54 minutes, and plan to do it again in 2011. I decided to run this in aid of The PSC Trust and PSC Support in memory of my brother Carl, who died from liver failure in November 1997. If you'd like to sponsor me for this - please email me at PSC Trust
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