Achilles Tendon Rupture Recovery

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Should you go to the Emergency room after a rupture?

April 19th, 2008 · 103 Comments

I was thinking about my Achilles tendon rupture, and I don’t think it was necessary for me to go to the Emergency room.
If I made sure that I didn’t move my foot and stayed in bed the entire weekend until I could make an appointment with an orthopedic surgeon, I think I would have been [...]

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Tags: achilles injury · emergency room · surgery · swelling

Day 0 - Torn Achilles, End of basketball for this baller, for now..

February 8th, 2008 · 17 Comments

Total Achilles Tendon Rupture is what I suffered on Friday night, and I thought this blog “from injury to recovery” might help someone else who might have the misfortune of going through the same experience.
I’ll post all that I learn through this ordeal. Hey, I am going to be immobile for quite some time, so [...]

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Tags: Day * · achilles injury · emergency room