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Entries from March 2008

End of Week 6 - Stroll through the park

March 30th, 2008 · 11 Comments

I can’t believe it’s already been 7 weeks since my surgery. The injury, the day of the surgery, and the day after the surgery are fresh on my mind as if it happened yesterday, but everything else is blended into a giant lump of clouded memory. The cloud of memory mostly consist of [...]

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Tags: Day * · physical therapy · recovery

AchillesBlog update

March 28th, 2008 · 8 Comments

This is just a quick update.
Brendan has been kind enough to maintain the AchillesBlog Injury Rehab tracker spreadsheet. Currently there are 23 people on the list, and it’s been fascinating following everyone’s progress. I would have never imagined that there would be so many people with the same injury gathering in one place. [...]

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Day 44 - Not a good day for my Achilles

March 23rd, 2008 · 20 Comments

Today hasn’t been a good day for my achilles as my impatience has gotten the best of me, and I am in a little pain. I feel tingling sensation around the region of my achilles where it was repaired, along with periodic pin-prick sensation that comes and goes. Sometimes it happens every few [...]

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Tags: Day * · achilles injury · complications · physical therapy · recovery · weight bearing

Would you like to help?

March 20th, 2008 · 7 Comments

As I was reading rckclimr2’s excellent physical therapy post, I was wondering if anyone is interested in helping by adding information that’s lacking on AchillesBlog. I haven’t added much more helpful information in a few weeks, as I think I’ve reached my limit on what I’ve learned about ATR and recovery.
I’ve been adding [...]

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Tags: · achilles injury · physical therapy

Questions for all

March 19th, 2008 · 12 Comments

It’s been 5 weeks and 2 days since the operation, and I am trying to see if my recovery progress in on par with what’s expected.
For those of you not in a cast, what is your ROM (Range of Motion) like on your recovering foot?
In trying to point my toes up, my recovering foot is [...]

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Tags: achilles injury · physical therapy · recovery · swelling