June, 2008 archive

SnapBack

June 19th, 2008 | Uncategorized | 4 comments

Has anyone seen video of someone rupturing achilles the same way you did? I watched American Gladiator this week. They have a new event called “snapback”. That’s similar to how I ruptured my achilles. It was very upsetting to watch. I, of course, started thinking about what I could have done differently, and all that crap.
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My ROM is “phenominal”….

June 16th, 2008 | Uncategorized | 7 comments

My ROM is “phenominal” said the Physical Therapist this a.m.  I had my first appt. I was happy to hear that! Got some exercises to do.
My post-op tape came off this weekend. The doc had taped up my incision since all of my stitches were on the inside. I have one of the prettiest scars [...]

Physical Therapy….

June 10th, 2008 | Uncategorized | 3 comments

Hey everyone….Trying to get an idea on average PT sessions. My insurance expires on June 30th, new insurance won’t cover a “pre-existing condition”.I’m only going to have 4 sessions, then if I continue its $150 per 30 minute session! Has anyone done mostly home therapy or should I consider a second job? LOL! Any info [...]

Second Post-overdue!

June 6th, 2008 | Uncategorized | 2 comments

I am 1 month post op today. Got into a boot 4 days ago. Still PWB, doc said to increase approximately 10% per week. I should be at 50% by my appt on July 2nd. When I saw the Dr, he said, “How about no more cast?” I said, “How about a cast for 4 [...]