Quote Originally Posted by BER View Post
Good luck to your daughter beep and drive safely. At least it's a pretty drive. The one piece of advice to her we'd give (my wife being an orthopedic surgical assistant prior to going back to NP school) is make sure she does her post-op stretching and exercises even if painful. Having to go back to the OR for joint manipulation under anesthesia (the medical speak for "let's go bust up all that scar tissue") is painful and a rehabilitative setback, especially for someone who is used to being very active. Better to take the pain the first time around than to have to do it again.
second that...
my daughter had to go back for joint manipulation under anesthesia...hurt her worse than the original surgery