Friday, May 10, 2013

Hey Man I'm Alive!

I'm taking each day and night at a time. Yeah I'm down, but I know I'll get by - Bon Jovi in "Someday I'll Be Saturday Night".


Walking then deep water running..

  He can kick!

Is that all the range you've got?

Only broke his back and head, the arms still work..thankfully
Gino's down but he's definitely working to get back up. We started hydrotherapy this week.

We figured healing takes more than just the physical body. It needs the powerful mind to get on board. And getting out and working towards his ideal outcome is what is allowing us to thrive.

So Gino's working daily with the trigger ball and resistance band. And alternate days taking a slow walk with Dean, our son, to school and hydrotherapy. 

When asked, "What have you learnt in these past 3 weeks?", Gino says, "There are good days and there are bad days when it comes to rehab. Some days I feel like a million dollars and other days I have to tell myself to be patient and pace myself."

Also see http://weloverunning.blogspot.sg/2009/04/aqua-based-rehabilitation-deep-water.html and http://physiosolutions.blogspot.sg/2009/11/aqua-based-rehabilitation-after-knee.html.  

2 comments:

Lilin said...

Keep at it Gino. What grace to see you on the road to recovery, painful and slow though it might be... and what resilience. You are an endurance athlete so however great your suffering... cannot compare to the greatness that is you!

Lilin

Susan Si said...

Shine the light for us Gino. Thanks