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Healthy joints and yoga

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

I will complete my 20 yoga practices for February with my am practice tomorrow. Woo Hoo.
Here' what my orthopedic surgeon said at today's visit . First, background info .... ten years ago I broke my right leg, breaking both bones in the lower leg near the ankle in multiple places. Took 2 plates and 13 screws to put it back together. Was told eventually the distance between the leg bones and ankle would close, I would be in pain and have to have the ankle fused. According to my x-rays today, I should be hobbling around and a prime candidate for ankle fusion surgery. Instead, Dr. Sullivan said that keeping active and flexible, I was doing myself a great service. He said to continue with the yoga that is giving me such great results. "Let your ankle tell you what you can and can't do. You obviously are doing the right things and know how to listen to your body."
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ALWAYSROSY 3/28/2013 8:24AM

    Inspirational for sure! emoticon

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KAILYNSTAR 3/14/2013 12:06PM

    That is GREAT news.

You've been doing wonders for yourself.

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GOLFLADY11 3/6/2013 12:45PM

    You are really inspiring me to get back into yoga even though it is much harder than it used to be, with painful knees and hip. I am going to a class on Friday! emoticon

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MRS_TOAD 3/1/2013 8:53AM

    Wonderful news! Keep up the great work.

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ONEMONSTERSMOM 2/28/2013 9:12PM

    Great news. That is wonderful! Keep it up.

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NASFKAB 2/28/2013 5:09AM

  great news happy for you

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DOVESEYES 2/27/2013 6:30PM

    Wonderful news

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PETALIA 2/27/2013 3:35PM

    Mind-blowing and wonderful news! Don't you just love yoga? I'm astounded by all the major positive changes to my health it has made for me. My yoga teacher says, 'well, of course' but my providers are in awe. Kudos to you!

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SYLPHINPROGRESS 2/27/2013 2:37PM

    Exciting news. If I understand the end result, and I'm only guessing, of fusion surgery, it's not at all a happy thing.

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JUJUTSU1 2/27/2013 2:20PM

    Awesome, awesome. It's always great to hear good, encouraging news from the doctor!

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GENKI_WARRIOR 2/27/2013 1:48PM

    What an awesome compliment, justification, and affirmation! woohoo!!!
I'm so glad yoga is working so wonderfully for you; what a testament to preventative medicine! GO YOGA!

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