Category Archive: Running

Jun 13 2015

Osteitis Pubis: Six Months Later

This week is 6 months since my last run. I went to see Dr. Robert Lee. He sent me for a Bone Scan test again and asked for test to be compared to my test from December. The results came in. Here is what the radiologist doctor wrote:   Exam Date: June 8, 2015 “The …

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May 21 2015

Osteitis Pubis: A slight progress

I am definitely getting better. I think that the worst is mostly behind me. The only issue I have now is dull pain in lower abdominal when I sit for a long time (1 hour or longer) or when I run. I started doing 45 minute interval workouts on a stationary bike, 2-3 times a …

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May 03 2015

Osteitis Pubis: 21 Weeks Of No Running

I attended a conference on Monday and Tuesday this week. No exercises in those 2 days but I spent most of the time sitting. As a result, that dull pain in lower abdominal came back. It was still there on Wednesday and Thursday, but Friday was better, Saturday even better, and today, on Sunday, it …

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Apr 26 2015

Osteitis Pubis: Trip to Cuba

Here is an update about what happened since my last post. I keep seeing my physiotherapist once a week and every time I get a new set of exercises. Photo # 1 are exercises from April 7th, and photo # 2 are exercises from April 14th. I am very diligent doing the exercises regularly. I …

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Apr 02 2015

Osteitis Pubis: 17 Week Later…

I have been working with my new physiotherapist Meaghan for the last 3 weeks. The first week I was working on TA activation, PF activation and diaphragm activation. Next 2 weeks I was doing this: TA and diaphragm activation together PF and diaphragm activation together Multifidus, activation I saw her again 2 days ago. My …

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Mar 18 2015

Osteitis Pubis: Another Test Run

I changed my strategy a bit. For the last 3 weeks I have been focusing more on doing core workouts than stretching. 40 minutes core, 10 minute stretching. Before I was doing the opposite, I went quickly through the exercises and focused more on Yoga and stretching. I do 6 exercises. 4 of those I …

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Mar 07 2015

Osteitis Pubis: 12 Weeks Review

Last Sunday was 12 weeks since my last run. 12 weeks later, I am still injured. There is a progress, some symptoms are gone, but I still do not see the light at the end of the tunnel. There is no adductors pain any more, I can do a sit-up, I can lift my legs …

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Feb 28 2015

Osteitis Pubis: After Winter Camping Trip…

First thing first, I do not think I am making a lot of progress. Today, 3 weeks since my last post, I do not think I have made much of an improvement. Maybe a reason for that could be my winter camping trip last week. 7 days of sleeping in snow, pulling the sled, breaking …

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Feb 11 2015

Osteitis Pubis: First Set of Exercises

Here is the first set of exercises that I got from my physiotherapist. I have been doing them for the last 2 weeks. I have not had any pain while doing them. Clamshells, I am doing this one without a theraband.  

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Feb 08 2015

Osteitis Pubis: Start of Physical Therapy

First things first, I am making progress. I am definitely making progress. Not as fast as I would like, but I can feel the improvement. I can almost do a situp without any pain, when I get up after sitting longer it is not as bad as it used to be,… What bothers me is …

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