To catch up on my whole Avascular Necrosis + Regenexx journey, click here and peruse all of the posts.
I’ve been blogging my entire journey in hopes that it will help others make informed decisions about their AVN treatment. I searched for answers and was on crutches for 3.5 years before I found the solution to my avascular necrosis. My hope is that you don’t have to go through the same pain and agony I did. You’re NOT alone and there ARE options out there.
Real talk . . . having a baby truly changes EVERYTHING. Before I had my daughter I’d spend my nights after working blogging and connecting with the patient community.
Since having my daughter, my evenings are filled with dinner, playtime, getting ready for bed and then I’m ready to paaaaaaasssssss out.
But, I wouldn’t have it any other way.
And honestly, there was a time that I wasn’t sure I WOULD have it that way. I wasn’t sure if I’d be able to walk – let alone run after a toddler.
I say all of this in hopes that you’ll go easy on me knowing I’m a YEAR late at posting this 4-year update. Technically I did record this video July 31, 2019, but apparently I suck at prioritizing and never made it a priority to get this posted.
But here I am today remedying that as I present you with my 4-year Regenexx update video.
Main takeaways from this video:
- It’s getting harder to make these update videos because I have nothing to update on!
- I have no pain
- My knee is structurally fine
- I don’t have to restriction myself activity-wise due to my avascular necrosis
- THIS WAS LIFE CHANGING FOR ME!
If you’re not enjoying life and you need to restrict your activities because of pain – look for other solutions. And this is a wonderful option.
I suggest you go and make an appointment with the doctors. They’re realistic and aren’t going to tell you it will work if they’re not 100% sure. They told me it was a 50/50 shot. They didn’t push this procedure on me like I’ve had other doctors do.
In the 5 years, I’ve been in contact with different Regenexx doctors I can honestly say that each and every one of them wants to help patients get back to living their lives.
And that’s exactly what they’ve done for me!!
Wishing you a pain free day,
Want to know how I found the procedure? There’s a post for that
Day 1: Did you miss my previous post about my prolotherapy injections? Catch up here!
Day 2 & 3: Want to know more about when I had my blood drawn for my injections? Read this one!
Day 4 – 7: Interested in how the procedure went? Click here!
Day 8: Want to read about the last day of the whole process and my journey home? This is the post for you!
Month 1: 5 tips from my post 1 month Regenexx recovery right here
Month 2: In my 2 month follow up, I talk about 3 noticeable differences I’d identified!
Month 3: 3 month follow up and 3 things I’m grateful for.
Month 4: 4 months post Regenexx I’ve been caught saying ‘this is the first time in a long time’ A LOT!
Month 5: 10 NEW things I did 5 months post Regenexx!!
Month 6 & 7: MRI update on how things are regenerating and how I’m doing without my biologic Humira
Month 8 & 9: Spent 3 Christmases on crutches and it feels DAMN GOOD to be crutchless this year!
Month 10 & 11: Back to living a normal life & celebrating things I haven’t done in YEARS!
One Year: One year celebration and update on getting a platelets treatment for a different problem!
One Year + 6 Months: I traveled to the NIH to speak at an FDA hearing regarding regulations and guidelines on stem cells. Watch my testimony!
Two Years: Celebrating 2 years of a mobile and pain-free life!
Three Years: This update might have been super late (it’s more like my 3.5 year update), but it’s because I’ve been LIVING MY LIFE!
Four Years: It’s getting hard to make these updates because I’m doing SO well and have nothing to update on
Five Years: Hear testimonials from my sister and my parents on how Regenexx impacted our whole family
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