The Portugal international missed three months of action before returning in February.
Speaking after his fine performance in the 1-0 win over Sheffield United on Monday, Gomes is pleased with his progress.
"This season was difficult for me," says Gomes. "But I work day-by-day.
"I'm trying to get better and feel better, too.
"It's really important for me to finish the season well."
And Gomes added that win provided a much needed confidence boost for his team.
"For us, it was a really important result in terms of getting back on track," said Gomes.
"We want to finish the season well.
"We are not in the position we want to be but I think it's an important three points to build our confidence.
"It was a really good goal by Richarlison. I am really happy for him.
"And it was important for us not to concede and get a clean sheet."
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