Category Archives: Medical Update

Elyse shared this message about the one year anniversary of her accident: Today marks one year since my drag racing accident. It’s hard to put into words how I feel about that day. It definitely changed my life. It was awful and scary. But it also could have been so much worse. I still can’t […]

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This week marked seven months since Elyse’s accident. At the end of the year Elyse was released from physical therapy but given a regiment to do at home. Since she did not undergo surgery to repair the partial tears in her knee, she was instructed to keep the leg exercises up to maintain the leg […]

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It’s been six months since Elyse’s wreck. The past six months have definitely been an experience. We’ve been through two ER visits, one major surgery, four awesome physical therapists, and lots of healing. There’s still a long road ahead of us, but we’ve come a long way and have been so blessed along the way […]

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We passed the 12 week mark since Elyse’s accident and went back to UNMC to visit Dr. Surdell, the doctor who did her back surgery. They took a new x-ray and he said the healing and stability look great. Dr. Surdell released her from wearing the back brace! This is a very exciting milestone and […]

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It’s been 11 weeks since Elyse’s accident and she is continuing to have awesome progress. Life feels like it might get back to normal very soon! The past couple of weeks Elyse has been going to outpatient physical therapy for her leg and the intensity of the strengthening and agility exercises has greatly increased! They’ve […]

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