Two shoes! Two shoes!!! ……..kinda.

Had my 3rd PT session today. I’ve been a good boy, doing my at-home ROM exercises as directed, and even a little more. Today, my PT said she talked to the Ortho, and they decided I could start weaning myself out of the boot! Hooray!! That came a week or two sooner than I expected, [...]

PT - Session 2

I had my second session of PT, last night. I was worried, cuz my PT told me that she was going to have me in a shoe, and riding the bike and walking the treadmill! I haven’t been flexing my foot like that - too nervous as to how far I could move it before [...]

First PT Session

Yesterday, I had my first PT session - 7 1/2 weeks post-op. I’ve been a good boy and have been doing my ROM exercises like the doc instructed. I guess it paid off, cuz my PT said I had really good dorsiflexion and side-to-side motion, but my plantar flexion could improve. Strength is about a [...]

7 week checkup

Well, I had my 7 week checkup by the Ortho, yesterday. I thought I was going to get my first PT session, but it was just a checkup to see if I was ready for PT. The doc wrenched my foot around in various positions. He pushed my toes toward my shin, and had me [...]

Overdid it

I think I overdid it this weekend. Not quite 7 weeks post surgery - 2 1/2 weeks out of the cast. My wife and girls were out shopping, and I decided that I needed to mow the lawn - it wasn’t gonna mow itself. I figured I’d be very careful, and take extra time to [...]