debuff

Graduation

I’m at 13 weeks post surgery. My physical therapist said my strength is back to normal, so I wouldn’t need to return to PT but should continue doing exercises at home. I should continue to do the 4 way stretch with bands to increase both the dorsiflexion and eversion outward as well as heel lifts and calf stretches. I shouldn’t do the heel hanging off a stair for another month. Any other exercise suggestions?
Walking in shoes with my ankle brace feels pretty secure, however without shoes the sole of my foot is still super sensitive and all the tendons are still really stiff. So I’m rolling it over all kinds of balls and roller bars and frozen water bottles. I am going to deep water aerobics 2x a week. Yesterday I took off my water shoes and tried to flutter kick for the first time- really strange tingles and vulnerable sensations.
I’m excited to drive myself to get a haircut and meet a friend for lunch this week. So it feels like a return to normal activities even though my foot still feels very foreign.

31 Responses to “Graduation”

  1. Soldier Jon 29 Jul 2013 at 2:48 pm

    That sounds awesome, I am a few weeks behind you. I am hoping to be there in a few weeks. I am at 9 weeks and 4 days. I have not started any strengthening exercised yet. It is goog to hear you are recoverying quickly.

  2. superjewgrlon 29 Jul 2013 at 2:49 pm

    Congrats on the progress? What kind of ankle brace are you wearing?

    Keep up the great work. I’m excited for you.

  3. loumar747on 29 Jul 2013 at 6:30 pm

    Congratulations on your progress. I’m impressed that your strength is back. I’m at week 12 and definitely have am not at pre-rupture strength. Maybe as I had a complete tendon rupture the recovery is a little different. That being said, I am doing the heel hanging over the step and am supposed to be trying to do one legged heel raises with my body weight supported on a table. My physio also had me on a treadmill at a really low speed, had me walk forward one foot directly in front of the other, then turn sideways do 8-10 sidesteps, then face the back 8-10 steps, then sideways etc. Said to practice at home somewhere on doing the rotations. Other exercises are balancing on the bad leg, eyes closed if possible practising for 3-5 minutes, one legged mini-squats, two legged squats, and a couple of hard to describe glute exercises. She maintains that one of the reasons I’m having trouble getting rid of the limp is because my glutes have atrophied somewhat during the recovery time. Says they are essential. She did also tell me not to do the flutter kick yet so if you’re feeling vulnerable sensations maybe you should back off that for a bit. She said walking backward, forward, sideways in the pool would be better for now. Also, she emphasized how important it is to do the tendon exercise on the foam roller. Hope this helps a little . Again congrats - isn’t driving an absolutely liberating experience?

  4. debuffon 31 Jul 2013 at 8:55 am

    Thanks. I had my Achilles replaced with my big toe tendon so the bottom of my foot is still VERY sensitive and stiff. I had a hard time believing that my strength had returned. But maybe it had been so weak that I’m so much stronger now,
    don’t know. Sounds like I’m doing the same exercises as you. What are you doing with the foam roller bar? I bought a hard one with raised bumps but my PT said it might irritate more than help. I drove myself to get a haircut yesterday and am meeting a friend for lunch today. Even though my foot still feels really foreign, I’m returning to familiar activities, which is wonderful

  5. debuffon 31 Jul 2013 at 9:00 am

    Thanks. My brace is a Breg- It’s tied up the front like an athletic shoe then has two long straps that crisscross under my arch and then have Velcro that sticks on the ankle bone on each side. It fits in my shoe fairly well. Hope you heal quickly.

  6. kellygirlon 01 Aug 2013 at 1:02 am

    Hope your hair cut went well and that lunch was delish! Sounds like you are making terrific progress. Pretty amazing to have your strength back–tis but a dream for me. Your PT sounds just like mine–but I’m doing the hanging off the stair thing. I would think that the deep water aerobics is the best therapy. I would just do calf raises and walk in the water!

  7. Ivor Sosaon 27 Feb 2020 at 4:31 am

    Graduation is important in everyone’s life to get the degree from the certified place. Accordingly you have to value college paper reviews that are giving the instructions regarding the collection of degree.

  8. asdasdasdasdason 17 May 2020 at 8:08 am

    asdasdasdasdasdasdasdasd

  9. bruin bellevueon 28 Jan 2021 at 2:06 am

    Secondary Education Core | Bellevue University 2021. Bellevue teachers vote to pause expansion of in-person learning 2021. Parents grow frustrated with Bellevue teachers meeting over. Parents grow frustrated with Bellevue teachers meeting over 2021

  10. Andrew Lewison 26 Apr 2021 at 6:46 am

    I also went through surgery after my ankle got dislocated. It was a pretty tough time for me. As I was a student back then, I legit had to contact the top assignment writers UK, so that I don’t fall behind in my studies. I am here to say, that everything will work out. It is just for the time being. Don’t lose yourself and be strong!

  11. slope unblockedon 17 Jun 2021 at 8:51 pm

    I’m leaving a comment here so if anyone like, I’ll come back to this again and I love this song :D
    I like the part where they say “we’re rising, we’re falling, we’ll make to thoughhhhhh” I sang the same thing, I love it!

  12. Dissertation Sampleson 14 Jul 2021 at 3:46 am

    Glad to hear that you have recovered. I remember when I was in my final year of college, I had an accident that put me on bed rest for two weeks. I even had to go for a dissertation writing service to get my dissertation written – because all I could do at the time was read Dissertation Samples and verse myself with the requirements of a dissertation.

  13. payment processingon 26 Jul 2021 at 11:31 am

    I know, it’s a old post, but I like to say that was really a inspiration for all, and thanks for sharing with us.

  14. Avajameson 27 Jul 2021 at 8:13 am

    Sounds good, and I read all your post, but now I didn’t found your new post.

  15. Do My Dissertation Uk onlineon 30 Jul 2021 at 7:58 am

    Congrats on your advancement. I’m intrigued that your solidarity is back. I’m at week 12 and unquestionably have am not at pre-break strength. Perhaps as I had a total ligament break the recuperation is somewhat unique. That being said, I am doing the heel looming over the progression and should be attempting to do one legged heel raises with my body weight upheld on a table.

  16. I wish you good health and expect you to recover more quickly. Though, If you are a final year student and searching dissertation writing services online so I can suggest you a good website that might help you. If you missed your university and need help with assignments, and essays then certain writing services can surely help you out, I take law dissertation writing services online as well. Anyways, take care. I wish you a healthy life ahead.

  17. remotes surveillanceon 07 Aug 2021 at 7:51 am

    I wish you best of luck for your near future and I hope you reach your full potential.

  18. cookie clickeron 10 Aug 2021 at 5:28 am

    I am very happy to find this post very useful to me, as it contains a lot of information. I always enjoy reading quality content and this I found in your post. Thanks for sharing.

  19. rcjohnon 12 Oct 2021 at 3:57 am

    Remote control cars can be a great pastime. There are so many different variations of them that you are sure to find one that suits you just right. Before you go looking for remote control f1 car, however, it is important to learn a little bit about the different varieties of models on the market.

  20. Digital_Workon 03 Nov 2021 at 7:17 am

    Wow, this is fascinating reading. I am glad I found this and got to read it. Great job on this content. I liked it a lot. Thanks for the great and unique info. 카지노사이트

  21. 2022 Mini Cooper Clubman JCWon 19 Nov 2021 at 9:05 am

    The base model of the 2022 MINI Clubman has an MSRP of $30,750, but the average price paid is $30,502 based on 119 transactions from the past 20 weeks. Shoppers …

  22. RockstarJacketson 23 Nov 2021 at 7:07 am

    Get Demon Slayer Kimetsu No Yaiba Nezuko Kamado Kimono Cosplay Costume With Free Shipping
    nezuko cosplay

  23. tangon 26 Nov 2021 at 3:26 am

    It is difficult to find a piece of office furniture that you like. We are a professional customized Staff office chair. Our office furniture is not only comfortable, but also of high quality and good value.

  24. Noah.on 09 Dec 2021 at 2:24 pm

    Hello, I have browsed most of your posts. This post is probably where I got the most useful information for my research. Thanks for posting, maybe we can see more on this. Are you aware of any other websites on this subject. 파워볼사이트

  25. Well Health Safetyon 10 Dec 2021 at 2:25 am

    The latest mind-boggling bit of stupidity is the WELL Health-Safety seal, a rating that tells you that the business you are about to enter …

  26. Noah.on 15 Dec 2021 at 12:25 pm

    I am jovial you take pride in what you write. It makes you stand way out from many other writers that can not push high-quality content like you. 꽁머니 사이트

  27. among uson 23 Dec 2021 at 12:31 am

    There are many blogs on the Internet. But I can definitely say that your blog is amazing. It has all the qualities a perfect blog should have.
    among us

  28. Noah.on 26 Dec 2021 at 9:58 am

    It was a very good post indeed. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it in my lunch time. Will surely come and visit this blog more often. Thanks for sharing. 먹튀검증

  29. Noah.on 03 Jan 2022 at 1:32 pm

    I’m a new pertaining to almost all of the articles or blog posts, My spouse and i definitely savored, I’d personally genuinely like additional files with regards to this specific, since it can be okay., Congratulations for the purpose of putting up. สมัครเน็ต AIS

  30. tehocion 04 Jan 2022 at 7:35 am

    Bruitly News is a lifestyle blog that analyzes and brings you news about popular culture. It recommends readers to get inspired by some of the unusual news happening around them.

  31. zohaib malikon 09 Jan 2022 at 1:08 pm

    Hi there! You make so many good points here that I read your article a couple of times. This is really nice content for your readers. laser ontharen rotterdam

Trackback URI | Comments RSS

Leave a Reply

*
To prove you're a person (not a spam script), type the security word shown in the picture.
Anti-Spam Image

Powered by WP Hashcash