It has been 5 years since my last PT session (I had transverse myelitis). My new doctor, whom I saw a few days ago said,
“You should have continued your physical therapy 5 years ago. We will try to fix what six years of damage have done to your legs–but there are no guarantees.”
Kakainis. If it were me a few years ago listening to this line I would have gotten slightly depressed. I would have thought, why had my main physician not told me to go through therapy, why was I neglected AGAIN!?
But now it’s different. I am grateful for today and the opportunity to improve. I am grateful for an experienced doctor whom I’m sure will do everything to serve me. And I’m grateful for all those years I went through. Those years taught me that discipline, hard work, and focused efforts create results. I also believe in the ability of our muscles to get stronger. So I’m going to add the exercises my PT taught me to my routine on top of the regular workouts I already do!
Over to you:
Have you ever experience a similar situation when you felt like you were neglected or you should have known something but was only told now? How do you face such situations?