7.5 month update

PT ended for me about a month ago.  I was sad and happy and scared to leave all at the same time.  I didn’t expect to be scared or sad, very strange, but I guess after going through what we all have, or are going through, takes its toll in unexpected ways.  Last saw the Dr. [...]

Single leg toe raise

I’ve been pretty busy with all sorts of things and subsequently haven’t been updating my blog as well as I’d like. This site has been so informative, so educational and so motivational I wanted to post about a major milestone in my recovery: the single legged toe raise.
The last time I saw the dr [...]

Week 9: Paranoia questions

Tomorrow is 9 weeks since my ATR surgery. I’m making good progress according to my Dr. and PT, but I have this overwhelming sense of paranoia in connection with this whole ordeal.
I find myself constantly “checking” my Achilles to make sure its still attached. Every time I feel something different either with my [...]

Progress

Was supposed to go into the Dansko clog today but I waited until I got home from work. Wow, it’s so weird to be walking. My knee is sore from walking with the boot and no crutches and I’m a little wobbly but I’m not in any pain. The boot going down to 0 degrees [...]

Vaco boot question

Following the Drs protocol after surgery. Just went down to 0 degrees and a flat wedge on the boot on Friday. Anyone else have discomfort in the heel area at this adjustment? When I went from 30 to 15 keeping the 15 wedge there was a slight pulling in the Achilles area that went [...]

scott armstrong

May 12, 2016, had my first physical therapy session. pretty scary, which is what I expected, but its the first step in my road back to normalcy, so one day at a time. My VACO boot has now been adjusted to 0° with the flat wedge on the bottom per my Dr.’s directive. [...]

New Blog: Scott Armstrong

I found this website while sitting home on disability. I read a lot of great stories (and some scary ones as well!), and decided to participate. So, here’s my story:
This past year I coached my daughters basketball team. In this particular league, the girls division plays with 2 grades together, in her [...]

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