As I wind down into my final couple of weeks of Physical Therapy I’ve started to reflect on how much time and energy I’ve spent rehabbing my body in the past 15(!) months. MY PT timeline:
- Round 1: July – August 2012. Was diagnosed with “Runner’s Knee” after experiencing awful knee pain during an intense few months of training and racing.
- Round 2: March – May 2013. Developed a stress fracture in my right foot after changing my running gait and shoes to “improve” my form.
- Round 3: September – November 2013. Developed plantar fasciitis after slowly starting back running in new shoes and freaked out after feeling foot pain after a 5K.
So here are the Top Five Physical Therapy Tips I’ve learned after all of my experiences…