Tag Archives: rehab

Part one done

Saw “Meg the Motivator” (afterward, at home, I call her Meg the Merciless!).  Because my heel was taped up in such a fashion, there was no pain, so I sort of overdid it on the weekend and again on Monday.  … Continue reading

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He’s back to Simon the Sadist

By his choice, not mine.  He agreed, though, with the logic of the moniker.   Logic train: His job is to hurt people (via therapeutic massage). He stabs them with needles.  He enjoys his job which causes pain = Sadist. … Continue reading

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Submitted myself to voluntary torture

Saw Meg the Motivator, exercise supervisor/merciless  and Simon the Sadist yesterday, meaning I am on hurtin’ unit today. I pushed myself to do all the exercises, even though my left leg is shaking like a leaf in the wind. After … Continue reading

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Why ‘friends’ can sometimes be a bit of a downer

I joined a “Total Knee Replacement” group on Facebook. Why? Because there are certain well meaning people that are clueless. Or at least I hope they’re well meaning but clueless. I had one person tell me that 4 weeks after … Continue reading

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Physio Visit

I gave Matt the rundown of what I have been doing to alleviate the pain in my shin/ankle.  Nothing seems to be working. Even starting up the rehab exercises didn’t help. After some questions, then some pushes/pulls/twists/pokes/prods we did find … Continue reading

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Voluntarily back to the drawing board

The Tibialis Anterior pain isn’t going away.  I have done the stretches and other things Matt The Physio said to do, and it’s not changing anything. After checking my blogs, and comparing when the pain started to when I was … Continue reading

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I’m on the bike to nowhere. :D

Did a full 12mins on the stationary bike this morning. Might not seem like a lot to able bodied, but I started with a slow pedal speed 5 minutes, adding 10 seconds a day. Also, I upped the resistance slightly, … Continue reading

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Short of anything untoward happening

I am finished with Physiotherapist. I do have a ‘penciled in’ appointment for the 3rd of January, but unless there’s something wrong, or goes wrong, I probably won’t need. The Shin Cramps: turns out the cramping is because of properly … Continue reading

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3 Months post op

Mr S is very pleased with my recovery, even though I am frustrated.  He said I was being to hard on myself, and the fact that I am at what it normally takes 6 months to get to at 3 … Continue reading

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Onward…

Matt the physio has recommended I not use crutches, unless heading somewhere there is a lot of people, then use both of them as a visual cue to people that there is a reason I am walking slowly. He told … Continue reading

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