[The Story] Physical Therapy Places

When I was going to PT, I was letting the fiction worldbuilding for “The Story” do its thing. Whether that’s all me injecting my experiences into a world or me unearthing a fully-realized world is a debate whose answer, if there is one, will reside outside of this essay. However, going there did give me access to certain scenes where Trishna had been going to PT for years, and then after they meet, John joins.

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[Tripping On…] Physical Therapy Practice, Part 3

The thing about physical therapy is that you’ll end up doing the same handful of stretches repeatedly. It’s not about a race or doing as many reps as you can as quickly as you can. It’s more about doing what’s necessary to get your body back into its best shape. But then, if we do it wrong, it’s almost worse. I had accidentally tweaked my back for a day. I felt a pop halfway down.

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[Tripping On…] Physical Therapy Pops, Part 2

I was feeling good up until I woke up, hours early, with a sore back. Realigning the three spinal problems, all mild, will take time. It should help to get things back into order. At least now I know that when I feel the pangs or pops, that it’s normal, but just not to overdo it, because then the muscles won’t have time to develop. I’m in that intermediary stage where things are still healing.

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[Tripping On…] Physical Therapy Pang, Part 1

I felt a pang on the upper right side of my head as I laid on the physical therapy table and moved my neck to one side. The pillow underneath my head had caused me to move my head in an uncomfortable position. We tried without the pillow. Just a rolled-up towel underneath my neck. This worked out almost perfectly. I write this laying down, practicing my neck and spine stretches for these mindbender headaches.

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