Hyperextension Of The Knee
Author: Murray J.
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Testimonial ID: 5449-OR
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I am a 62 year old reasonably fit male, and 6 weeks ago I slipped on dry grass, fell and badly buckled my left knee, hyper-extending the knee joint. I heard a distinct "pop" in my knee and suffered instant and severe pain. I could not straighten my leg at all and had to be assisted inside.
I immediately used ice on the knee for about 20 minutes while elevating the leg. I then dried the knee and applied Helichrysum for internal bleeding, and then applied a support bandage.
The next morning the knee was badly swollen so I applied a fresh comfrey compress for 12 hours which reduced the swelling by around 80%. I could not raise my leg off the floor or bend the knee and was unable to drive a manual vehicle. I had to be assisted when getting into bed in the evenings, dressing and showering.
For the next 5 weeks I applied the following oils morning and night and kept the knee supported in a bandage.
My knee became more and more flexible over these weeks, my mobility steadily improved and the pain subsided daily. I now have full flexibilty back in the left knee, no pain at all, the joint is stable, I can do a full squat and rise again without any assistance and I have no pain whatsoever.
I was advised by a friend who has been an orthopedic nurse, that if I had sought conventional medical treatment, I would still probably be in a plaster cast! Thank God and Gary Young for the amazing gift of these oils!
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