Calf muscle

As one who has recovered does anyone recommend an exercise/s tomake my calf be the same as the uninjured one , please or recommend website/utube x

1st physio

On the 18th Jan I had my first physio appointment. The PT gave me a sheet with about 4 exercises. From being immobilised for 8 weeks to must mobilise is amazing. My ROM is very limited and the swelling around the ankle is constant. Is this the same with everyone. [...]

Overly Confident

I was in the “bathroom” some great spark left the T-roll on the other side. Decided to retrieve it. Stepped forward on my good leg and grabbed the target. On return my brain forgot to tell me I was reversing back and put my full weight on my injured foot (OUCCCCCCCCH) a sharp pain at [...]

The Boot

I have just received the boot. I can see where it gives strenghth. I can take it off for bed and for a warm bath. My leg is like a puppy dogs paw (limp). When I took it off to have a bath my foot was bruised looking and [...]


Calling all ATR people . How long did you stay off work. I am 7 weeks off and am wondering when to return?

3rd Hospital Visit 21Dec09

Saw my consultant today and he seems pleased with my healing. My foot fell short of the 90 degrees position necessary so I have to wait another two weeks in a cast then get my boot. He said I can walk - will be able to take it off and have a warm bath sounds good [...]

2nd Hospital Visit after 3 weeks

I return to the hospital tomorrow 7/12/09. I opted for the cast and not the operation. I felt I couldnt go through with it. The doctor did not paint me a better picture, but the downfall is it takes longer by cast. Initially my doctor put me in a cast right up [...]

Achilles Tendon Rupture 15Nov09

I who joined the gym 2 months ago, thought of myself as one caring about oneself was shocked to find out I had ruptured my achilles during a netball game. I am so concerned I want to learn and share my experiences with people of a similar situation. I am a woman who looks after [...]