Category Archives: Medical

Good News!

Praise God, from whom all blessings flow; Praise Him, all creatures here below; Praise Him above, ye heav’nly host; Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost! Today I met with my surgeon to review the results of the MRI I had … Continue reading

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Not what I wanted to hear

Today I had my January appointment with my surgeon. As usual, he had me raise my arm as high as I could get it up (to my side and out in front), and then he took hold of it and … Continue reading

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Christmas vacation

This Sunday (the 27th), it will be four months since I had my surgery. I have been in therapy for 14 weeks, having begun on September the 14th. Yesterday, I asked Jason (my therapist) whether we would be done by … Continue reading

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A Moment of Thankfulness

“In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:18 Recovery from rotator cuff surgery is a long and painful road. Today, I had my physical therapy appointment in the … Continue reading

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Perseverence

It has been fifteen weeks (almost four months) since my surgery, and I’ve been going to therapy for thirteen weeks (three times a week). Today, I asked Jason (my therapist) what kind of progress we were making. I pointed out the … Continue reading

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Progress and Pain

Today I had my third appointment since Jason was given the go-ahead to start the PROM (passive range of motion) exercises. The first appointment didn’t last very long because I couldn’t take the pain well, so he dismissed me early … Continue reading

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Things that are of good report…

Now that I’m feeling a little better, I can think about things that are “lovely and of good report (Phil. 4:8).” At this point, my pain level is manageable.Things will be OK until physical therapy begins. Then, it’s back to … Continue reading

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