After an injury, your activity level may need to be modified. This will allow optimal healing and prevention of re-injury. You will know you are doing too much if you experience pain at the site of the injury during an activity. The pain response may occur immediately or could be delayed for as long as 24 to 48 hours. A good rule of thumb is to increase your activity level gradually under the supervision of your physical therapist. The goal of your physical therapy is to allow you to return to your prior activities without pain.

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