Thursday, November 10, 2011

Six Weeks

It's been six weeks since Morgan tore the ligaments in her knee. We've tried to keep her very quiet during that time and we carry her up steps. She's had a reduction in her food to try to drop a few pounds. A lighter body means less stress on the joints.  She's been doing well and I've been able to cut her pain medication in half.

Yesterday I took her to the clinic to have Dr B assess her progress. He was pleased with what he saw. She's putting about 75% of her weight on her leg again when she walks. He examined her and when he stretched out her leg then bent it, I winced, but Morgan showed no overt signs of pain.

We'll be starting therapy now and she'll only take pain medication at night to ease her sleep. As I've stated many times, Morgan is a tough little girl. Here she is resting among her stuffed animal friends.

20 comments:

Rocky Creek Scotties and Rocky Creek Ramblings said...

WTG!! Morgan!!

Winston said...

Feel better soon!

Kari in Vegas said...

Oh that all sounds good!

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STELLA and RORY from Down Under said...

Oh Morgan we didn't know about your poor knee. We are glad all is going so well for you. Take care sweetie. No worries, and love, Stella and Rory

Shane Kent Louis said...

oh Morgan, I hope he's doing great even he had a hard time, but we're praying for his recovery! Your very lucky morgan, your mom was very caring!


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♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

Wonderful news. And yes, she is a good fighter, but she has a great nurse too:)

Woos ~ Phantom. Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

Two French Bulldogs said...

good luck sweetie
Benny & Lily

gMarie said...

yea Morgan! I know PT will be hard work, but Mom will make it as easy as she can. g

bichonpawz said...

Good for you Morgan. PT can be very exhausting...so we are wishing you luck and hope you are pain free very soon!! xoxo Chloe and LadyBug

scotsmad said...

Good news! Morgan, you'll be back with the pack very soon.

XXXOOO Daisy, kendra & Bella

Maggie and Mitch said...

What great news to wake up to! We are so happy for you, Morgan!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

SissySees said...

Hooray Morgan!! Keep being a good girl and don't rush too quickly back to full-speed.

Marjie said...

That's an adorable picture of Morgan! Glad she's improving.

alvaro said...

feel better morgan..cheers

Brandon - The dog with a blog said...

Glad to hear things are doing good; best of luck to Morgan with her therapy!

Mango said...

Keep up the good work, Morgan. I think you will enjoy therapy... lots of touching and attention and maybe even some (low fat) noms.

Slobbers,
Mango

Sam said...

Glad to hear that Morgan is on the mend. I can't wait to hear about her Physical Therapy.. bet it will help tons.

kathy b said...

She looks just like a stuffed animal! Great news on the injury front

Jed and Abby in MerryLand said...

We're so happy Morgan is doing so well! Good luck with that therapy stuff, Morgan. What a lot of stuffies you have!

Jed & Abby

Soggibottom said...

Great to hear this Sue.
Weight can be the means of a slippery slope for so many doggie ills... KEEP IT UP MORGAN, well done mum :-) X X X