Instructions

Monday I went to physical therapy and was finally released…YIPPEE!!  Granted, I have a few “instructions” I need to follow to stay injury free and out of the PT office…

  • Continue to strengthen my rectus abdominus muscles.
  • Improve my flexibility…thankfully hot yoga is helping with this.
  • Use the foam roller on my low back and upper glutes after exercise.
  • Call my physical therapist immediately if any signs or symptoms show up.

I think I can handle all of these instructions…Now, where are those running shoes?!?!?

What do you do to remain injury free and stay out of PT?

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12 thoughts on “Instructions

      1. Ice baths help with recovery after a really intense workout. I don’t do them after every workout, but after a really long workout (a 6 hour bike ride or 3 hour run for example), or an interval workout where I am gassed at the end.

    1. Thanks Laura!! I do the slow warm-up, foam roller and ice-baths as well (I really don’t like the last one, but I always feel better afterwards). Unfortunately my biggest downfall was weak rectus abdominus muscles, which I thought were really strong. Apparently they can be stronger 😉

  1. I don’t run as much as most training plans would suggest. I love to run but it is hard on me. I hit the elliptical hard and often. I bike hard and often. I run intervals on Tuesdays. So far, so good (ok, maybe average).

    1. Sorry to hear you are injured Kristen!! I hope your recovery goes well and that you gain strength and “instructions” to keep you injury free in the future.

  2. That is awesome! I was too, but i am no better than a month ago. Well, a little more flexible, but still with pain. Oh well! Keep doing your exercises!!!

  3. That’s fantastic news! I wish I could say the same… so ready to be done wearing this boot. I’m also working on improving my flexibility and getting cozy with the foam roller 🙂

    1. I went through pt for about 8 weeks, so I’m excited to be cleared!! Flexibility and the foam roller are my nemesis, but I’m getting much better at them both 😉

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