LIMP sequence, Personal

Physiotherapy appointment

Physiotherapy appointment For one hour a week us hip surgery survivors meet on the fantasy island of the physiotherapy gym. A technician in orange T-shirt butterflies from one cot to the next sets a wedge under knees straps a weight to an ankle harnesses a foot in a stirrup links the stirrup to a spring… Continue reading Physiotherapy appointment

LIMP sequence, Personal

Domino train (Limp – 4)

Posting my Limp sequence has been interrupted by a project that is now all but done. So it's back to these poems about the mishap I had this spring. If you've ever experienced one event, followed by another, and another, you'll recognize the feeling of a domino train. This was my experience way back in… Continue reading Domino train (Limp – 4)

LIMP sequence, Personal

Two weeks after surgery (Limp – 3)

Two weeks after surgery (March 17, 2014) Why does it hurt so far from the incision? My muscles are a straitjacket of pain to natural walking unseen, inner prison. Will I ever walk easily again? Deep in my hip a tremolo of weakness that frightens me when stepping with a cane. At physio a modicum… Continue reading Two weeks after surgery (Limp – 3)