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I'm in love with my phys ical terrorist

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Today I went to see my physio who is an MS specialist. I was a bit dubious about whether to make the appointment because I am in the middle of a relapse and feel like total sh1te but decided that it might be better if she saw me at a low point.

 

She really is a lovely, understanding lady and so helpful. I only had two appointments with her before Christmas, so we had a good chat about what happened since I last saw her and what might have exacerbated the relapse (stress mostly). After testing my capabilities she gave me some new (gentle) exercises to do, and told me I am flat-footed so she'll refer me to podiatry for some insoles to help.

 

It was a revelation that the way we balance on our feet can make so much difference! I've been practising putting more pressure on the outside edge of my feet this afternoon and can feel my leg muscles stretching :D

 

Serves me right for buying 'ugg-type' slippers for Christmas and living in them all day for months!

Tomorrow I'm going out to get some 'house shoes' :wink2:

 

I'm determined not to let ms have me, and I WILL keep as mobile as possible for as long as possible!

 

Never thought I'd say it, but long live physical terrorists :hearts_circle:

:noob:


Never make the same mistake twice. There are so many new ones you can try a new one every day ;)

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Michelle

It's quite funny. The wii fit tells you where you put most of the pressure when standing. I like standing on it and being scanned :hearts_circle: I hated having neuro physio, as it was in the middle of a rare hot summer. But the exercises that she gave me I still do today...very helpful!

 

 

Regards

 

Michelle

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linds

Love this post Madde,

BTW how can one tell if we are flat footed XXX


Lindsx

 

 

 

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madderbat
BTW how can one tell if we are flat footed XXX

 

I've no idea! The neuro Mr Bozo who examined me last Spring told me I had high arches.... :hearts_circle:


Never make the same mistake twice. There are so many new ones you can try a new one every day ;)

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Oops

I love my Neurophysio too! You won't get instant results from the exercise regime, but it's WELL worth sticking with it. Mine got me walking properly again when I was on the verge of not being able to, and I now just need to "top up" on the exercises from time to time if I feel myself slipping. I also find that knowing there's something I can actually DO about things is a massive psychological boost as well!


Apologies in advance if I post then vanish for a bit - I work away from home and will be back at the weekend!!!

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Ps. If you're flat footed, then when you make a footprint with bare feet you will see an entire foot-shape, as opposed to the "normal" version where there is a gap for the instep where your arches are. :help2:


Apologies in advance if I post then vanish for a bit - I work away from home and will be back at the weekend!!!

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Summer
I've no idea! The neuro Mr Bozo who examined me last Spring told me I had high arches.... :hearts_circle:

 

 

I have high arches too, I call them high-heel feet : )

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I love my Neurophysio too!

 

Neurophysio? I had no idea that there was such a person. I must ask my 'regular' physio, maybe she is a neurophysio lol.

 

Ben

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Dianni

Hi Ben

 

Yes there are such peeople as neuro physios. I think they have sort of specialised and therefore have a greater understanding of the problems people with neurological conditions face. That's not to say that even if your physio isn't a specialist they wont be very good. Be interesting to see what they say though when you ask and whether they refer you on.

 

Hugs

Di

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