02 September 2012

Spider Ankle

The latest  twist (get it?) in the whole ankle adventure is the joy that is scar tissue.
I Can Haz Scar Tissue. 

Treatment for it is simply miserable.  Until now.

My favorite therapist is trying a taping technique with me.  It's a kinesiology technique that requires a bit of faith.  She uses black felt/velcro style tape that runs along your tendons, muscles, or whatever is appropriate for the injury.  It provides nervous system stimulation that helps the body to respond differently to the injury.

It may be all in my head but it's working.  The swelling is reduced thus the pain is reduced. I am a happy camper.

And I look like a superhero:

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