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Forum: Archive through August 20, 2009 08-05-2009, 5:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,330
Posted By newchicago
The thread is titled "ACL Questionnaire" (I'd...

The thread is titled "ACL Questionnaire" (I'd provide the link if I knew how). <BR> <BR>Also something more to debate... my Doc didn't want me to use a brace at all. he thought it was all in your...
Forum: Archive through August 20, 2009 08-05-2009, 5:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,330
Posted By newchicago
There is a pretty detailed thread from back in...

There is a pretty detailed thread from back in January when I tore mine (around the same time Andrea did, I believe). Much was debated. <BR> <BR>For the record, I went hammy and couldn't be...
Forum: Archive through February 23, 2009 02-03-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,611
Posted By newchicago
Andrea, <BR> <BR>I really, really feel for you. ...

Andrea, <BR> <BR>I really, really feel for you. <BR> <BR>Day 7 for me now and it's like night and day from yesterday. <BR> <BR>After begging, I was 'allowed' to take one Aleve last night and that...
Forum: Archive through February 23, 2009 02-02-2009, 6:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,611
Posted By newchicago
I'm finally getting around to posting the...

I'm finally getting around to posting the results. I had grand ideas about posting a quick shot of each day's progress, but the friggin' PAIN wouldn't allow it. <BR> <BR>I finally had the hamstring...
Forum: Archive through February 23, 2009 01-14-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,611
Posted By newchicago
Believe it or not, I have made yet another...

Believe it or not, I have made yet another change. As I mentioned, I wasn't 100% comfortable with the patella decision. A lot of that came from the many posts here about allografts and especially...
Forum: Archive through February 23, 2009 01-12-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,611
Posted By newchicago
OK, one last question... <BR>It looks like...

OK, one last question... <BR>It looks like wakepunk has decided to go without an ACL for the last 10 years with good results. <BR> <BR>Anyone else decide to skip the surgery? <BR> <BR>Any problems...
Forum: Archive through February 23, 2009 01-11-2009, 8:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,611
Posted By newchicago
Sorry. That link doesn't seem to work. <BR>If...

Sorry. That link doesn't seem to work. <BR>If you google <BR>"Cadaver Tissue Fails Nearly 25% of the Time in Young Athletic ACL Reconstruction Patients" <BR>you should get the article.
Forum: Archive through February 23, 2009 01-11-2009, 8:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,611
Posted By newchicago
It is just one small study, but it does seem to...

It is just one small study, but it does seem to echo what the doctors were trying to tell me... <BR> <BR><a href="http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/577472"...
Forum: Archive through February 23, 2009 01-09-2009, 2:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,611
Posted By newchicago
Thanks everyone for all of your thoughtful input....

Thanks everyone for all of your thoughtful input. After the MRI, it looks like there is significant meniscus damage as well. They will remove about half of it. Sounds like a full knee replacement...
Forum: Archive through January 05, 2009 01-03-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 745
Posted By newchicago
I've blown mine with the Protec. <BR>Looking to...

I've blown mine with the Protec. <BR>Looking to try plugs next season.
Forum: Archive through February 23, 2009 12-31-2008, 8:30 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,611
Posted By newchicago
Thanks to everyone for taking the time to post. ...

Thanks to everyone for taking the time to post. I'm starting to lean towards the allograft. It sounds like we've all been TOLD that the patellar graft is stronger, and it very well may be, but I...
Forum: Archive through February 23, 2009 12-30-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,611
Posted By newchicago
Yes, I've talked to Doctors and got 3 different...

Yes, I've talked to Doctors and got 3 different opinions! <BR> <BR>Patellar sounds like the most solid fix, but many have reported knee pain (no lunges, no kneeling) for years after. <BR>Hamstring...
Forum: Archive through February 23, 2009 12-30-2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,611
Posted By newchicago
I have unfortunately joined the torn ACL club...

I have unfortunately joined the torn ACL club that I know many of you are members of too. <BR> <BR>I'm trying to decide between the 3 repairs: Patella, Hamstring, or Allograft. <BR> <BR>I have read...
Forum: Video and Photography 08-16-2008, 9:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 547
Posted By newchicago
Thanks guys. <BR>Decision made. <BR> <BR>Now, if...

Thanks guys. <BR>Decision made. <BR> <BR>Now, if I could only ride like that!
Forum: Video and Photography 08-15-2008, 8:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 547
Posted By newchicago
Background: I am a complete newbie to SLRs. I...

Background: I am a complete newbie to SLRs. I have recently seen how nice pictures turn out with a 'decent' SLR, so I made the plunge and bought this... <BR> <BR><a...
Forum: Archive through May 12, 2008 04-30-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 410
Posted By newchicago
Another vote for drysuit. <BR>We were out this...

Another vote for drysuit. <BR>We were out this year while there was still some ice on the lake! We were toasty. <BR>The only problem was very cold hands. I just need to find the right waterproof...
Forum: Wakesurfing 04-29-2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By newchicago
Thanks Roy. I'm sorry to bring up a topic that...

Thanks Roy. I'm sorry to bring up a topic that has been beaten to death, but I couldn't find just what I was looking for in other threads (maybe I'm not looking hard enough). <BR> <BR>It sounds like...
Forum: Wakesurfing 04-29-2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By newchicago
I'm sure you have all seen this question a...

I'm sure you have all seen this question a million times, but I'd appreciate it if you'd answer once more... <BR>We are looking for our first board. None of us have ever even tried to wake surf. We...
Forum: Archive through March 27, 2008 02-28-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 391
Posted By newchicago
From another thread, everyone seems happy with...

From another thread, everyone seems happy with their Proline LG rope/handle combo. True? <BR>One (more) question: Does the handle float? <BR>Amazingly (to me anyway), some don't, so I just want to...
Forum: Archive through April 17, 2007 03-19-2007, 7:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By newchicago
Where are they located? The website doesn't seem...

Where are they located? The website doesn't seem to say... <BR>Also, would this be a good setup for my 13 year old daughter and myself. We are both pretty new to the sport. She is just starting to...
Forum: Archive through March 22, 2007 03-05-2007, 7:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By newchicago
My 13 year old daughter and I want to spend two...

My 13 year old daughter and I want to spend two days at a wakeboard camp. We are just getting started. I still can't quite get W2W and she is just starting to get a little air off the wake. Is...
Forum: Archive through January 11, 2007 11-21-2006, 7:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 398
Posted By newchicago
I have a CWB Flame 141. There are small molded...

I have a CWB Flame 141. There are small molded fins on the corners. Looks like I'll try with the fins out (I like the surface spins anyway, so that should make them easier). <BR> <BR>Thanks again...
Forum: Archive through January 11, 2007 11-20-2006, 9:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 398
Posted By newchicago
Now if we could just combine my boat and lack of...

Now if we could just combine my boat and lack of ability with your ability and lack of boat...! <BR> <BR>OK, one last (I hope) question... Should I take the fins off the board or leave them on until...
Forum: Archive through January 11, 2007 11-19-2006, 5:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 398
Posted By newchicago
WOW! Thanks Jeremy. A lot of what you say rings...

WOW! Thanks Jeremy. A lot of what you say rings true with me. I definitely prefer heelside and haven't worked enough on toeside because I thought that I'd need to learn heelside first. The...
Forum: Archive through January 11, 2007 11-19-2006, 2:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 398
Posted By newchicago
I am new to this addicting world and need some...

I am new to this addicting world and need some help getting decent 'pop'. Having lurked here for a while and seeing the thoughtful responses (well, most of them anyway!), I thought maybe I could get...
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