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Physical Therapy Today

Thursday, September 02, 2010

I've been having PT for some pain and tingling in my right arm. The stretching and exercises have helped, and I don't have the pain and tingling anymore. However, my shoulders and first rib are still very tight and sore, and I know that causes much of my pain.

Today, my therapist had me start with some exercises: an arm bike for six minutes (3 in each direction) and 3 sets of 10 seated rowing lifts of 40 lbs. Then he did some stretching on my first rib/pectoral muscles. Next he used ultrasound on my right shoulder for awhile, and then we finished with a few minutes of heat (my favorite part). I just have to remember to keep doing my stretches, and I know it will help my pain overall.

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JENN26POINT2 9/2/2010 12:43PM

    I love going to the PT. The heat is my favorite part too.

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SUMMERGIRL13 9/2/2010 12:38PM

    Your blog has gotten me motivated to call for my Physical Therapy appointment for my achilles tendon injury. I have been putting it off because I have a deductible on my insurance and I have to pay $125 for my first session. My leg is killing me and the only way I am going to get out of this boot and better is to make the appointment. Thanks for the motivation.

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