It has been about six weeks since my total knee replacement surgery. I have been counting down the days until I no longer have to struggle with the daily task of putting on my thigh high compression stockings. However, I have found that wearing them a week of two longer could be beneficial.
Hmmm. Compression stockings are hot and somewhat uncomfortable. This is especially true during the last few weeks of Atlanta’s recent 90 plus degree temperatures. Well, today we got a reprieve with lower temps in the high 80’s and low 80’s. Now, I can not complain since now it is more tolerable.
I will keep you posted about when I will be free of my compression hose.
In the meantime, today at physical rherapy, I was pur on the bicycle for the first time. While I thought I could diddle for 15 minutes, i found our after five minutes, the physical therapist was right, you have
To start slow.” Wow! That five minutes felt as though it was 20 minutes.