Back in the Saddle, Post SI Surgery & Pre Proximal Tibiofibular Tightrope Fixation Surgery

Here is a video presentation on 5/5/13 discussing how well I was doing in my sacrum and/or low back after my Sacroiliac Joint Fixation Surgery


In this video I am just at 4 months since the SI surgery. My recovery or should I say progression in rehabilitation basically stopped at the 3 month point (see  my blog Great to be exercising. )  I had to put aside phase II of the SI rehabilitation due to the fact that it hurt my lower left leg to walk anymore than I had too; and therefore, I could not do a walking program which was part of the rehabilitation protocol to start at 8 weeks since SI surgery. Instead, I had spent this last month working hard traveling to doctor’s appointments for finishing the diagnosis on my left leg and preparing for another out of state medical journey.

I am shown here sitting on “Jewels” my beloved  Reg. 3/4 Lusitano mare that I have raised since birth. I was enjoying a beautiful weekend riding  before I was to become non-weight bearing on the next medical journey. I had absolutely no pain in my sacrum and/or low back.  Even my upper back felt much better too. Regarding my entire spine please see My Malalignment Blog update. I did have a slight increase/tension in the bi-lateral piriformis muscles and some burning nerve pain. Upon coming in the house, I put my infrared heat on the piriformis to prevent further spasm and I was able to ride again the next day comfortably. However, the pain in my lower left leg had kept me up during night. So there was a price to pay for enjoying time in the saddle. So please see my www.fibularpain.com for the full story on the Proximal Tibiofibular Joint Instability/Chronic Posterior Subluxation/Dislocation that I talk about in the above video.

After the initial recovery from the leg surgery, I am looking forward to picking up where I left off in my SI rehabilitation protocol and being back in the saddle again. As I progress, I will update this blog accordingly. In the meantime, my writing will shift to the Proximal Tibiofibular Story.

 

 

 

Follow My Blog Posts





DISCLAIMER: I AM NOT A MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL.

The information on this website is not intended to replace the advice or care from a healthcare provider. The information on this website is compiled from a variety of sources. It may not be complete or timely. It does not cover all diseases, physical conditions, ailments, or treatments. The information should NOT be used in place of visiting with your healthcare provider, nor should you disregard the advice of your healthcare provider because of any information you obtain on this website. Discuss any activities presented in this website with your healthcare provider before engaging in the activity.

Follow my journey at si-instability.com

↑ Grab this Headline Animator

Site Design & Hosting By WildWebWest.com