Monday, September 21, 2009
I did my follow up with the doctor this afternoon. The ER doctor made me promise to see her today so I called Friday after I got home from the hospital and made an appointment. I wasn't as stiff this morning as I was yesterday. Yesterday I felt awful! Today, I started off my day with a medical massage which was very helpful and eased my stiff, sore muscles. Then I went to my doctor's appointment. The doctor said my neck, shoulder, hip, knee and lower back were all bruised (no big surprise there I could feel the bruises right away after the lady ran into the back of my car). She wants me to get a medical massage once a week and work back into my water aerobics class - starting tomorrow! I was a bit surprised at that but she did say to ease back into it so I'll be fine. If I'm not, she told me to call her immediately. I'm to follow up with rest and pain medication and either heat or ice when I get home after working out. Now that I have a plan, it will be up to me to use good judgement and moderation in my workouts.