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Back to the Dr. 

Sometimes time passes quickly and sometimes time passes slowly, fortunately for me, this is one of those seasons when the days are just flying past.

So here I am back at MOST.

It’s been 3 weeks since my last Dr.’s visit and I am ready for my first follow-up since getting the cortisone injection and beginning PT. In that time, my range of motion has steadily increased; but, in all honesty I don’t believe the pain hasn’t gotten any better. It still starts where my range of motion stops, now it just starts later in the range. I would expect that this is a normal part of the healing process and will soon find out.

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Posted in Injury, Rehabilitation

Physical therapy

There it is my home away from home, Metro Orthopedics and Sports Therapy aka MOST. The place I go several times a week to rehab my shoulder.

I wish the process of rehabbing an injury like mine was quick and easy, but it’s not. I didn’t get to where I am in a couple of days and I won’t get better in a couple of days either. It is going to be a long slow process as work to regain my shoulder mobility.

But the thing I need to remember the most is that even if I never regain full range of motion, my shoulder is structurally sound and not compromised in any other way.

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​Follow-up with the Surgeon or Aches and Pains (Part II)

After getting an MRI performed on my shoulder last week, today was the day to meet with my Orthopedic Surgeon to discuss the results. After doing my internet research on how to read a shoulder MRI and pouring over the MRI images for a couple of days, I came to the definitive conclusion that yes, the images were of a shoulder. But, I couldn’t figure out anything beyond that. However, I do have to admit modern imaging technology is amazing. Continue reading “​Follow-up with the Surgeon or Aches and Pains (Part II)”