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PT Update

I only have a couple quick minutes in between housework and work-work. I did want to give a quick Abby PT update. As most of you know we have EI coming every Tuesday to work with Abby. So far she is making great progress but she hates her physical therapist, Yemi. She is a lovely woman but Abby sees her walk in and starts crying. So far we have gotten Abby from laying on her back all day to being able to sit almost completely unassisted. She is also gaining great strength in her belly and back. Still no rolling over or advances towards crawling but slow steady progress is okay.

In the past coupe weeks I was becoming a bit of a doubter about the goals and progress. I was feeling like the direction we were going was all wrong. At first we were working on getting her to bear weight on all fours and strengthening her core. Then last week we starting working on her standing more upright. Being that the kid can't roll over it seemed crazy to try to work towards standing. Today I decided to just ask Yemi about her goals and targets and she gave me a much better explanation of what we were doing. We aren't moving towards walking, not for a while yet, but we are working exclusively now on strengthening her whole body. Once she explained that we are still a couple months from crawling and not to worry at all about walking or standing I felt better. I thought we had gotten on the total opposite pages but now I get it.

Some days I feel like I have honey stuck in my brain. :>)

1 comments:

kewd 2:12 AM  

Oh I am so glad your talk with the PT left you feeling more of an understanding of the goals and progress. :)

Wendy

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