Physical Therapy Leads To Running Post-Career
Lee White, 63 years old, stopped by Baudry Therapy to share his recent accomplishments and we wanted to share his physical therapy success.
White was a high school cross country runner and truly enjoyed the sport in his youth. When he began his career, he was healthy, active and weighed 175 lbs. But work and life responsibilities got the best of him and he started developing poor habits – not exercising, eating poorly, and over-stressing. His weight increased to over 260 lbs over his career.
White decided that he needed to get back in shape. Once he retired, he got back to running. Over the next 3 years he lost approximately 60 lbs. He felt great! But a knee injury and subsequent surgery required him to stop running. White was upset that he couldn’t run, but he didn’t give up.
After his surgery, he started physical therapy at Baudry Therapy and made great progress. He did the work and was able to get back to running! He is finally back to where he was 3 years ago before his injury. In July, he charted 53 miles and a total of 289 miles for the year!
“Running helps me in every dimension of my life. I am physically stronger, healthier and mentally more alert than I’ve ever been,” White said.
When asked what his secret is to getting back in shape White said, “I set goals for myself and I got educated. I also took the advice of the professionals here at Baudry Therapy and I didn’t give up.”
We love hearing success stories from our clients. If you are looking to get better and return to the things you love, please call Baudry Therapy Center today!