2nd opinion - not what I thought. new course of action

The Doctor took x rays of Ethan’s lower section.  He suspects (from the x ray) that he has Talocalcaneal Coalition.  Where Talic bone and the Calcaneal bone are one bone insead of 2 bones. Thus 0 ROM from side to side.  We are now secheduled for an CT scan.

Day 1 of D-1 training and therapy

My son is 8 years old. I believe there is a difference in a person that plays sports and an athlete. Ethan proved yesterday that he wants to become an athlete. It’s one of the proudest moment (other than scholastically <– always #1) that I have been of him. THIS IS MY OPINION ONLY! A [...]

Physical Therapy consultation -

Ethan is in therapy
Right: He measured 2 degrees below neutral and with help 4 degrees above neutral. No strength in his muscles. He was able to achieve 20 reps of heel raises but struggled.
Left: He measured neurtal and with help 6 degrees above neutral. No strength in his muscles. [...]

Second Opinion & Cause for tightness 10 months after surgery

Ethan’s second opinion is set for June 18th to see if we are doing everything we possibly can for him. I have learned that his tightness may be caused by them not setting his ankles high enough after the surgery and when the tendons healed, they healed short.. Has anyone experienced this?