7 weeks 3 days post op
The last 4 weeks post op – crucially out of plaster – have been very interesting. Particularly so as the movement in my RIGHT arm has improved significantly. Almost more pleasingly is that the power in my RIGHT arm, both triceps, and biceps has begun to return.
Week 5 post fracture – elbow flexion focus
The Physio Monkey has been beaten!
Just to clarify the Physio Monkey is bit you you that says “You can’t, it hurts, it’s too much effort”. Defeating the Physio Monkey has been my weekly challenge of late. Along with managing to keep up doing 30min Zwift spins….
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Bluetooth headphones come in a range of shapes and sizes. Aftershokz Bluez 2 bluetooth headphones use bone conduction technology to let you hear your music AND the outside world. The marketing machine is good, but is this unique way of listening to your tunes actually any good?
In addition to me detailing the information about my fracture on this site. I also talk about the gear that I use. Now I buy my kit from wherever I find it cheapest. One of the best ways to do this is with discount codes, which I normally hunt for. Oddly I’ve been offered some for this site!
5 weeks and 0 days post surgery.
So far movement has been returning, slowly but surely. Fractured elbow swimming physiotherapy is the next step. Although it turns out pool physiotherapy is rather hard work, and not without its own issues…
Since the operation to have my elbow fracture repaired, I don’t think it’s an over statement to say that pain has been a prominent factor in my life. Especially whilst in physiotherapy, everything is about pushing just about as far as you can go. That is going to leave you a little sore. However in addition to the paracetamol and codeine pain killers, I’ve also used Omega 3 to help me deal with inflammation. Continue Reading →
The previous day I had freed from the plaster which had protected my olecranon fracture. Today was the first trip to the physiotherapist. The start of my elbow fracture physiotherapy/rehabilitation and hopefully the road to regaining full use of my own arm Continue Reading →