Physiotherapy for Grandma

Last Thursday, I took my grandma to Assunta Hospital for a physiotherapy session. That particular morning, grandma was a little bit nervous. She told me that she slept a little the previous night. She couldn’t sleep because she keeps thinking that the therapist will bend her knees and arms! See I told you she’s a worry freak!

The therapist performed a series of test on my grandma to identify her weak spot (eg. flexibility, strength, reflexes). He said that the strength of her left hand is about 20% weaker than her right hand.

Anyway after the test, Mr Therapist teached my grandma several exercises that can be done to help improve her fingers/hand and leg’s sensitivity. I took video of the work out so that we can remember when we reach home.

We left the hospital an hour later. According to the therapist grandma can do the work out at home or at the hospital. So now every morning and night, grandma is working out hard! Hehehe

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  • Reply Jemima November 13, 2006 at 1:17 pm

    Go Grandma Go! :dancing:

  • Reply Laksa November 13, 2006 at 2:06 pm

    Hope your grandma recovers fully soon. Che-cheh and chester must be good to granny and encourage her during physio sessions, k.

    I’ve been through similar before when my grandad had a stroke a couple years back – it’s important to live life to the fullest and get back to optimum health, however hard it may be. πŸ™‚

  • Reply moz monster November 13, 2006 at 4:03 pm

    Glad to hear physio’s going ok …

  • Reply kleio November 13, 2006 at 4:03 pm

    Hang in there. πŸ˜‰ Physio will surely do good to ur granny.
    Btw, it was a brilliant idea to video the exercise routine for her. :applause: Good thinking.

  • Reply Che-Cheh November 13, 2006 at 10:23 pm

    Jemima, yeee hawww!!! :party:

    Laksa, thanks a lot :hug:

    Moz Monster, ya I’m very happy.

    Kleio, now I need to find out ‘how not to make her worry’ :thinking:

  • Reply Wuching November 14, 2006 at 8:36 am

    ur grandma learned the shaolin 18 bronzemen kungfu!

  • Reply dreamcatcher November 15, 2006 at 7:31 am

    i should check out those video too to excercise my occasionally numbing left arm, heh!heh! :thinking:

    wow!! workin’ out is she?! she’ll have six packs abs anytime soon!! πŸ˜€

  • Reply Che-Cheh November 15, 2006 at 1:02 pm

    Wuching, yes yes so don’t bully her grandkid ya. :phbbbt:

    Dreamcatcher, weh you better see doc la. I can teach you the exercise…very easy…hehe

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