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AchillesBlog now on Twitter!

April 14th, 2009 · 6 Comments

Now AchillesBlog is on Twitter! If you are curious about Twitter, please check out:
AchillesBlog’s Twitter account is:
I created the AchillesBlog Twitter account mid last year, but didn’t really put it to much use, as I just didn’t get how Twitter could be useful for the Achilles bloggers. The truth is, I still don’t [...]

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Tags: · Announcements · swelling · weight bearing

Final T-shirt Design

June 27th, 2008 · 26 Comments

After everyone’s feedback and many hours of hard work by my brother, here’s the finished version of the T-shirt design. I think he’s done a fantastic job, and I love the design. I hope you do too.
The design has been sent to the T-shirt print shop, and they are in the process of [...]

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Tags: Announcements · T-shirt · swelling · weight bearing

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

The First Physical Therapy Session

April 2nd, 2008 · 16 Comments

I had my first physical therapy session yesterday. The physical therapist was excellent, as he really took the time and was very good to work with.
He mentioned that my ROM is very good, and that I was recovering very well. I asked him whether there are any chances of me stretching out my [...]

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Tags: physical therapy · recovery · swelling

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