Graduating Physical Therapy

Well this is a little overdue, but better late than never! I graduated PT on October 19th. Now the real ironic back story here is that I actually had my last appointment scheduled for October 16th. That happened to be my one year hipaversary from my LPAO. That appointment was scheduled a couple months in …

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Individual Pumpkin Pie Cheesecakes

I had A LOT of requests for this recipe from the instagram (@caitlinmforrest) stories I posted. So here ya go! Individual Pumpkin Pie Cheesecakes Makes 24 cupcake size pies For the crust: 3 cups almond meal 10-12 large pitted dates 1/2 tsp pink Himalayan salt For the filling: 2 cups dry cashews soaked in water …

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Dance Party!

Coming full circle... I truly love full circle moments. And last night was a big one for me. In February 2017, when I was bedridden after my neck and right hip surgery, I made two big goals for after recovery. As many of you know, goal #1 was a trip to Portugal and Morocco. I completed …

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Physical Therapy Around The World

When I was traveling this summer, I made sure to take my PT exercises and bands with me. I kept up with my exercises to keep my body on track and strong so I could handle the sightseeing, adventures and whatever was thrown my way during a trip. I am so proud of myself for …

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4 Months Post Op

I am four months post op as of February 16th! This week I'm still a bit out of commission after bowling, but slowly gaining energy and strength back. I did my normal PT routine on Tuesday and biked for 30 minutes. I biked at a level 7 the whole time which was a first and …

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PAO PT Protocol

I found my copy of the PT protocol and thought it would be helpful to post here. These are the guidelines set up by my specific surgeon. I know other surgeons have different guidelines, so contact your surgeon and PT for details for your own recovery. If you don't have guidelines, then maybe this can …

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