Hard slog......... but making progress

Well getting back in the swing of things after my ankle injury. Went back to week 1 a week ago, Today just done week 4 which went okay. Would love ankle to be completely pain free, but its not.

I suppose I need to be patient, and let it heel without rushing it. One thing though, I forgot how cheesy the music was, but nice to here Laura's encouragement again.

Skip

Featured Content

Join the NHS Couch to 5K community

Couch to 5K has been designed to get you off the couch and running 5km in just 9 weeks

Start today!

Featured by HealthUnlocked

2 Replies

oldestnewest
  • Did you have your ankle looked at by a doctor Burstcouch? I've gone and hurt mine, it's not swollen or anything and just hurts when I put any weight on it.

    You must be relieved to be out again, I'm already feeling really down after only a week! Hope you become pain free very soon!

  • yes Gridlet I went to GP, who advised a month of Ibruprofen, then if not improved she would send me for an ultrasound.Its important tp take the antiflammatory 3 times a day though as I noticed the pain was worse nearer the time the tablet was due.

    The monthof non running is just up now. So although I am no longer hobbling around when I walk , its not pain free when I run. Like you I had no swelling or pain and it hurt to weight bear but not when I touched it. I bought a sports bandage which really helped and am still using it now every day, not just for runs.

    I empathise with your frustration, I felt like a caged animal not getting out to run, but I took long walks, although not the same, it mobilised me

    . Please get it checked out Gridlet with your GP though just to be sure.

You may also like...