The Problem Of A Knee Surgery Essay

786 Words Oct 18th, 2016 4 Pages
Introduction Change can occur because of many different life events these changes can be positive or negative and either be forced upon or of free will. For the individual that I interviewed her change happened because of a knee surgery she needed to have which has had its positive and negative aspects. She went from being an active person to someone who is now burdened by recovering from her surgery that is taking longer than what was originally predicted. Throughout her change she acquired many challenges, risks, but also protective factors, help, and empowerment. Talking to her was easy as I am able to relate to this individuals’ story about her knee troubles. I have knee issues as well, and have looked into the process of having knee surgery to find out if it is something that might be in my future. As well, from talking to this individual my views on practice has changed. I now think of invisible health issues a lot more, and how I can make sure all children and youth are given the same chance in a program or event. When I conducted the interview with this individual we had an informal meeting at my apartment. Throughout the meeting we asked each other questions as she was asking me questions about my change that I recently made. We did our interviews while sitting on my couches, drinking lemonade and having a snack. Doing the interview this way allowed us to be open, comfortable, and to have a bit of fun, which is important so that we could give answers that are…

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