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Experience With Knee And Leg Inflammation


Author: Peggy F.
Date: 05-02-2009
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Word Count: 167
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Testimonial ID: 3513-OR
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Two years ago I had a meniscus tear in my right knee. The surgical repair didn't provide relief, so I had to follow up with a uni-compartmental knee replacement. I've had pain and swelling since and my physicians have been unable to find a medical cause.

I decided to treat it as a possible hypersensitivity to metal, thinking that my leg might be reacting to the implant itself. I had much improvement using Lavender, Melrose, Peppermint and Frankincense, but the days I had to be on my feet a lot were still miserable.

After using the normal oils on one of the difficult days, I tried adding spikenard and Myrrh out of desperation. I was greatly relieved to have most of the inflammation subside and to know that I could have more active days as long as I'm careful to mitigate the strain on my leg with the appropriate oils. Without them I would have to live a much more restricted life.


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