It’s been two months since the removal of my cast and I am back in my heels. But when I wear flats, my tendon swells. Also, the scaring is terrible. Any advice on how to help the scar go away?

Thank you everyone who has responded to my blog/questions.  I’ve learned a lot from you and know that I am not alone in this journey.  In reading your collective responses I’ve learned that there are many schools of thought in treating our injury.  Some have stitches while still in hard casts while others have transitioned [...]

Here’s a quick question for the community:  Can I still exercise with this a cast on?  I know not to put pressure/weight on it but has anyone had success with pilates or yoga or anything else to stay in shape/tone?
What exercises are good to get your leg back to its normal size?  I can see [...]

OMG, I’m so excited! I have my cast! It’s orange! I’ve never had a cast before and I’m actually ok with it. I thought I was going to freak out but I was able to negotiate how high my cast would be. I know I would not be able to handle six weeks of with [...]

Having this injury has definitely given me a different perspective on how people treat people with different abilities.  I went to the grocery store to try to have some sense of normalcy in my life.  The closest store has underground parking (I live in the city) where handicapped parking is garaged but far from the [...]

Kinda freaking out over this…

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July 24, 2011 | Leave a Comment

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