Recovery: Months 4-5

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 5 1/2 Months

5 1/2 Months Post-Op Summary I ran my first 5k!! I have really been struggling with cardio, but I had no issues running a 5k at less than a 8:30/minute pace the other night... and my knee did not swell or bother me that night or the next day. Words cannot express how...

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ACL Post-Surgery 21 Weeks

5 Months + 1 week Post-Op Summary I started cutting exercises in PT! I jumped on a (mini) trampoline! The reason I am so excited is because this is where my knee buckled under me - and since I am missing part of my meniscus, I feel like my stability isn't very good,...

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ACL Post-Surgery 5 months

5 months! 5 months! I never really had any expectations as to where I would be right now, but I guess I would say my recovery is coming along pretty great! Less pain in the knee, more agility moves in PT and more running. I am so grateful to be where I am at in my...

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ACL Post-Surgery: Weeks 18 & 19

18 Weeks Post-Op Summary I can run 1-2 miles every other day or so… on the treadmill, but I can run on smooth pavements (nothing where the terrain changes too much) Left IT band is feeling better! No noticeable problems when running! -Seeing an ART specialist to help...

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ACL Post-Surgery 17 weeks

17 weeks! I only had a few days in between my 2 PT appointments, and I only had time to get 1 run in/do my new exercises... and even that was pushing it. I went to an amusement park on Saturday and walked around for 5-6 hours... my knee was not very happy. I didn't...

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ACL Post-Surgery 4 months

Hi! So excited for 4 months! Running, lateral movement, jumping.. I feel a lot stronger, and adding on more movements in my workouts is definitely more freeing. I couldn't wait until my PT appointment this week and RAN last Friday... and Monday. I ran for 5 minutes on...

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