Week 9- Standing Heel Raises

Well, I now officially know why people cry in physical therapy.  Up until now, it’s been pretty fun, aside from the occasional massage/torture on scar tissue.  Today, my physical therapist asked me to do things I don’t even remember how to do- like stand up from a chair without using my arms and leaning forward [...]

Questioning the fit of the Vacocast

I wear a size 9 women’s shoe so I was really in between sizes.  When I ordered my Vacocast, I went back and forth trying to decide on a small or a medium.  I chose small based not the advice of the Vacocast team.  They said I was right in between and it would be [...]

3 weeks post-rerupture- More casting or Vacocast?

My follow up with my doctor was 3 weeks after being casted.  We were supposed to leave for our Florida and Caribbean vacation 2 days later so I was eager to see what the doctor had to say.
They removed the cast and he flipped me over to do the Thompson test.  The Thompson test is [...]