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9 Week Update - Two Shoes

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

I haven’t been writing much but have been checking in on this site often to see how others are doing in their recovery. It’s been encouraging to see others progressing along and going through all the same things as I have.
I just had an appointment with my doctor at about 9.5 weeks and it was [...]

First Post Op

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

I had my first post op appointment with the doctor on November 6, nine days after surgery. They cut my very bulky cast off (freedom!) and unwrapped my ankle to see how I was healing. The doctor said he was very pleased with how things looked. They cleaned up the wound a little bit, rewrapped [...]

Successful Surgery

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

I had the surgery on the morning of Tuesday, October 28. I arrived at the hospital at 6:30 am as I was told to, and was called in around 7:15. I met with Dr. Shapiro, his resident, and a few students that would be watching the operation. There was then a quick talk with my [...]

About Me and the Injury

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Hello everybody. I’ve found this site to be incredibly helpful in learning about my achilles injury so I figured I would share my story here as well.
A little about me…I am a reasonably healthy 32 year old male. I bike 6 miles per day to and from my job and my bike is my main [...]