Yesterday’s Appointment with the Orthotists

On : 29 May, 2015 | Category : 2015

Yesterday was a big appointment.  Jian went to meet with her physical therapist, an orthotist, and another man who represents a company who creates dynamic splints.  I could tell that everyone was sort of holding their breath when she came in to see how cooperative she was going to be.  They wanted her to demonstrate […]

Camping Trip

On : 25 May, 2015 | Category : 2015

Jian got a tent for Christmas this past year.  She has been very excited for several months planning her first camping trip. We decided to go over the weekend before it got too hot during summer.  At first, I tried to sell her on just setting a tent up in our back yard and walking down to the […]

All Things Working Together for Good

On : 4 May, 2015 | Category : 2015

Within the first couple months of Jian coming home, I knew that the contracture in her left hip was the biggest obstacle in our way of her goal of walking independently.  I had a dynamic splint in my mind that she could wear that could be adjusted as it gradually stretched her left leg in toward midline.  I […]