ACL Post-Surgery 10 weeks

ACL Post-Surgery 10 weeks

Hi! First things first... Check out The Stronger Knee™ Yoga Course. The online course includes 1-2 videos a week you can do over the course of your recovery, quickly improving ROM, strength, balance, and flexibility. Based on my own recovery, I created this course...

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ACL Post-Surgery 9 weeks

ACL Post-Surgery 9 weeks

I wish I had more to report, but I feel like week 9 was the same as week 7 & 8. My ROM has pretty much stayed the same, and no change in how my scars look. Recap is below! Week 9 Summary Better strength & Flexibility Different exercises in PT Still a little IT...

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ACL Post-Surgery 2 Months

ACL Post-Surgery 2 Months

I have been waiting until after my PT appointment to write this, to see if I there were any updates.... but there aren't. Knee is still truckin' along, about the same as week 7. I notice I have good days and bad days, and it just fluctuates depending on how active I...

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ACL Post-Surgery Week 7

ACL Post-Surgery Week 7

It has been a hectic week, but luckily my knee has been able to keep up! Between relatives being in town, spending time with family, doctor appointments, physical therapy, working late, and starting my spanish classes this week - I haven't been able to get to bed...

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ACL Post-Surgery Week 6

ACL Post-Surgery Week 6

2 more weeks till I am in the clear! Right about now, my new ACL is beginning to stabilize, and by week 8, I will have the go-ahead to start moving some more. With that being said, I am already doing a lot physical therapy-wise, at least the most I can do. A few days...

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ACL Post-Surgery Week 5

ACL Post-Surgery Week 5

Week 5! Only 3 more weeks till I am out of the red and can start progressing a little quicker! Below is a summary of my PT exercises, some accomplishments, how I am feeling and a few questions I asked my surgeon (I learned some pretty cool stuff from him this past...

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ACL Post-Surgery Week 4

ACL Post-Surgery Week 4

It has been 1 month since my surgery, and I am feeling great! I started working out again (besides physical therapy), doing upper body and abs. I am itching to get back into more intense workouts, but this whole surgery has taught me to slow down. I appreciate my down...

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Healing

Since I have started on this spiritual journey the past few years, I have always felt like I have had this block. Like I am meant for greatness, meant to do something big, but I don't know HOW. And I used to blame situations, other people, my past for my current life....

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ACL Post-Surgery Week 3

ACL Post-Surgery Week 3

3 Weeks Post-Op! I feel like time has absolutely flown by! I guess when you move slower, time really does go by faster. Recap of week 3 is below, along with a few PT exercises & what I have been doing vitamin/essential oil/nutrient wise. Below are a few pictures...

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ACL Post-Surgery Week 2

ACL Post-Surgery Week 2

The second week can be summed up in a few words: Pain, Progress, Ice. The more I have been going to physical therapy, the more I am motivated to get better. My second PT appointment, I was told my quad was not as strong as it should be. So every hour, I set an alarm,...

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ACL Post-Surgery: Day 4 + Day 5 Surgeon Follow-Up

ACL Post-Surgery: Day 4 + Day 5 Surgeon Follow-Up

I am not going to write much in terms of what oils/vitamins I took, as it has stayed the same as the first few days, except for what i started on day 5 after my bandages were taken off. My boyfriend took me to my first surgeon follow-up appointment - I had to sit in...

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