"It's good to get my life back"

About: Raigmore Hospital / Trauma & orthopaedics

(as the patient),

I had a half knee replacement in January 2014. Following several year of much pain, the operation went well. Recovery good. However, I experienced some stomach problems afterwards, but these soon got better. The recovery was rapid during the first 3 weeks, but slowed thereafter. Now 1 year after the replacement, I am glad that operation took place and I would gauge my recovery now at 90%.

It is good to get my life back. I now need my other knee replacing, and hope that the operation goes equally as well. Thank you

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Response from Linda Kirkland, Interim Director of Operations, Raigmore Hospital, NHS Highland

Dear Stu Tish thank you for feeding back to let us know how you are after your operation. I am glad that you have made such a good recovery. These things do take time but it sounds like you have indeed got your life back. I will ensure that the team are aware and pass on your comments

Best wishes for a continued recovery


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