Hi Everybody ( good that Dennis has got the site back in operation!)
It is now 12 weeks from my surgical operation to repair my ruptured tendon and all is progressing exceptionaly well. 10 weeks after the op I was given the ok to (a) start driving, and (b) start walking without a “boot”, and I [...]

6 week Update

Have just had caste removed, and the first thing one notices is the loss of calf muscle- I reckon about 2 inches, plus a swollen foot? Although good to get some air onto the leg, and have a scratch,  all in all I have had little problem with the caste- and certainly no [...]

5 Week Update

Hello All
Had a new computer installed and lost my Achilles Blog details but have now found most of them so here is the latest update after 5 weeks. Generally all is going well. After the problems of the first two weeks struggling around on crutches I was fitted with a lightweight caste and a SHOE!! [...]

Week 1 Ruptured Tendon Repair

Hello All
Week 1 Ruptured Tendon Repair
Had operation on the 9th Nov at 1.30pm and out into recovery by 3.15pm Spent a comfortable night with no pain thanks to effective pain killers. On the 10th generally all ok with visits from the assisting registrar, doctors, physio’s nurses etc etc. Could’nt fault anything about the hospital (Barnett NHS) [...]


Hello Everybody
I was interested to read a blog from a fellow sufferer who had used the above “revolutionary”  crutches. ( I Walk Free) . Having tried to use the short aluminium crutches yesterday I found them very difficult ,and  nearly broke my neck down going up ( and then down!!)  the stairs. Anything that makes [...]

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This is my first blog so  apologies if I mess up!! After some 12 months recovering from an AT tear, on the 9th Sept 2010, I then tripped over a step and ruptured my right AT, leaving me with no option than [...]