Taj's Recheck Schedule is as follows:*
1-Day Post-Op: Begin Fixator Care/Cleaning At home (repeat daily)
1-week: Fixator Check Dr. Rider at Metzger
2-weeks: Fixator Check Dr. Rider
3-weeks: Fixator Check Dr. Rider
4-weeks: Fixator Check & Post-Surgical Dr. Rider
6-weeks: Fixator Check Dr. Rider
8-weeks: Fixator Check & Post-Surgical Dr. Rider
We started Exogen ultrasound treatments (once daily) at 10-weeks
12-weeks: Fixator Check & Post-Surgical VOSM
16 weeks: Recheck Radiographs VOSM
16-17 weeks: Possible Fixator Removal VOSM
*Grayed out means we've accomplished this check successfully - yay!
Yes - this is our life for the next 3-4 months! Then... after all that Taj can finally being some physical therapy (underwater treadmill, swimming, laser therapy, etc) to build back strength in his bone and muscle so we can get back to the most important thing: running!