grimfoot’s AchillesBlog


The boot is off!!
01/10/2013, 09:22
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The long awaited day arrives - I can officially remove the boot!! Walking barefoot just because I can - it feels odd but good odd. Right foot feels “flat” although if I concentrate it behaves itself. Someone else said they had a “gimp” walk and I feel a bit like that, it isn’t exactly dragging but it isn’t “normal” either.

The exercises are going well-ish. Ankle rotation is doing well, toe and heel raises are hard work, if I don’t concentrate the left leg (the good one) takes all the strain. That way lies falling over as I suddenly lose my balance.

However, progress is being made, physio next week and I’ll be asking about driving and cycling.


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Yay! Congratulations, Mr. Two Shoes! Keep up the good work.

Comment by kellygirl 10.01.13 @ 17:50

Great news, grimfoot!

Comment by upstate2519 10.01.13 @ 22:58

Congrats!

Comment by steve01 10.02.13 @ 00:05

If the bottom of your sole and (esp) heel aren’t sore and hyper-sensitive, you’re in the lucky minority!

Comment by normofthenorth 10.02.13 @ 03:34



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