Recovery: 6+ months

Post-ACL Surgery Yoga Flow

It's been about 2.5 years since my ACL Surgery... Since then, I've fully recovered, trained to become a yoga teacher, and have been instructing for the past 1.5 years. During this time, I have learned a LOT about the anatomy of the body (actually, just the body in...

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ACL Post-Surgery 10 Months

10 Months Post-Op Summary (11/13/2014) Running about 2x a week on the treadmill Circuit/tabata workouts 1-2 times a week - with HIIT - sprints on the treadmill, ab work, etc heated workout classes Yoga 1-3 times a week. Classes but also practicing at home Trying to...

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ACL Post-Surgery 9 Months

9 Months Post-Op Summary (10/16/2014) Running 2-10 miles a week Circuit/tabata workouts 1-2 times a week - with HIIT - sprints on the treadmill, ab work, etc Workout classes like barre and heated workout classes Yoga 1-3 times a week. Classes but also practicing at...

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ACL Post-Surgery 8 Months

Not much to report - i would say my knee feels about the same as month 7. However, I have been feeling stronger in my workouts, pushing myself to do sprints on the treadmill or run over 6 miles at a time. I am not sure how I expected my knee to feel at 8 months...

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ACL Post-Surgery 7 Months

7 Months! This is a huge milestone for anyone who has undergone ACL surgery: No more visits to my surgeon, no more physical therapy & release to sports. That's right - No more Physical Therapy!! I could have stopped a month ago, but I felt like I needed a few more...

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ACL Post-Surgery 6 1/2 Months

Hi! I saw my surgeon yesterday, and it was my final check up!! I won't have to go back and see him! Everything looked great, except for a few minor things I asked him about (see in summary below), which he said was nothing to worry about. He encouraged me to get a...

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ACL Post-Surgery 6 Months

6 Months Post-Op Summary Ran 4 miles the other day, longest run yet! Icing and/or applying oils to my knee at least 1x a day Tapering my physical therapy appointments from 1x a week... to maybe 1x a month! Behind my knee, there is this really weird feeling. I first...

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