post-surgery Tag

In February 2014, I slipped and fell on the ice resulting in multiple fractures of my tibia. I had to have surgery which involved inserting a rod from my knee to my ankle and screws to anchor it in (both knee and ankle). After four...

I tore my Achilles tendon and sought the help of Frank Romney for therapy to rehab my Achilles. At the begin of every appointment, thus far, Astym treatment has been used. I have torn my opposite Achilles tendon before. My recovery this time has been...

After a total knee replacement and a broken bone in my left knee, inflammation set in. I endured much swelling, lots of pain, which even woke me up at night, my doctor sent me for PT. They started me off with heat, coconut cream, and...

After having thumb joint replacement, I have had trouble with swelling. my therapist is doing the Astym therapy and it is working wonderfully. I have had 2 treatments so far and have noticed a big improvement. Damita Rhoton, Astym Patient Knob Noster, Missouri Clinic: SERC...

Trying to minimize my chances of inflammatory breast cancer, I elected for removal of both breasts. I later had a tram-flap surgery where they cut across my tummy and manipulated my skin and muscles up to make new breasts. I had a horrific incision from...

I fell off my bike and received a partial hip replacement. Physical therapy helped somewhat until I tried Astym therapy, but didn't provide complete relief like Astym did. I was walking with a cane prior to Astym; after two Astym treatments much better and walking...

I suffered a complication from a bilateral knee replacement. I had a peroneal nerve entrapment and drop foot. After almost two years, several surgeries and multiple therapies, shots, creams, braces, etc. I am currently getting Astym therapy from Jeannette Elliott, a physical therapist from Memorial...

I had surgery on my ankle to have a ligament repaired and scar tissue cleaned out. After my operation I was very stiff and swollen and I knew that I did not want to go through surgery again. So, it was important to make sure...

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