Today was a big day for Victoria. She got casts on her legs to stretch them so they will be able to bend. We will still go to Philly to see the specialist on Arthrogryposis, but for now, the physical therapist said it couldn't hurt to try.
The casting took about an hour and she screamed the whole time. Her left leg only has 25% bend in it and her right leg is at 40%. We're hoping to get to 90%, someday!
I worry that she sees me as the one who is doing all this to her. She hasn't been smiling as much and she won't look at me. Poor baby.
She can't sit up too much or the cast will press into her leg. She can't crawl either or the casts might slide down. Good times.
She got feet splints too. They are going to bend her feet downwards. Right now she bends them up.
The kids had fun decorating her casts. The physical therapist will remove them in a week and then we'll see if it helped.
We have to be careful how we carry her now. Since her hips are out of joint and the casts are heavy, the physical therapist said to hold her upright.
Victoria and I are totally exhausted after her big day.
Apparently, Catherine and Francesca are not!!!