Four weeks to the day after surgery and I’m now in a boot - DeRoyal Pacesetter Air Walker. Getting the cast off yesterday was a thrill. Seeing my ‘peanut’ for a calf, however, was a reality check. Thanks to reading other posts on Achillesblog.com I knew not to expect much (thanks alfia). I will use [...]

Had a good, quick check-in with my surgeon on Friday the 2nd. They gave me a debrief of my injury, letting me know I did shred the Achilles. They see shreded Achilles in older people that have weaker connective tissue, which surprised me. They believe I just landed in a way that caused the tendon [...]