Question about physical therepy?????

Posted on October 16th, 2008 in Uncategorized

I’ve been going to PT now for about 4 weeks/3 days/week.  Some stimulation, some heat pads, some light weight work for the calf and some biking….it’s actually very fun and relaxing.  But I’m just curious to hear from some other people as to how long you’ve gone to PT.  I know the entire rehab is a 12-18 month thing…we’re all painfully aware of that—but I’m more interested to hear how long people have gone through the PT section of this recovery.

Just curious if it’s a fairly set schedule or if it’s all across the board out there.

I’d love to hear from you!

2 Shoes, 3 Days of PT, and 1 Fat Ankle

Posted on October 12th, 2008 in Uncategorized

So I’ve been in 2 shoes for 6 days now.  Without gushing over the details….it’s friggin’ awesome!!    It’s been 4 months since I wore a PAIR of shoes.  Enough said.

I work as a bartender, so I’m on my feet all night.  The swelling in my ankle has become quite apparent.  Not to mention, I spend my days making up for the lost summer!  I’ve taken my son to a different park everyday.  Plus I’ve been partaking in some autumn cleanup around the house. 

It’s hard to stay off your feet when you’ve been off your feet for so long.  I’m trying to take it slow, but the swelling is a good indication that I am not.  I’m trying to ice and elevate every chance I get.  But a pretty solid first week on shoes, I must say.  I’m seeing a light at the end of a very long tunnel!