::: my husband’s short basketball season :::

From a caregiver’s perspective

ATR treatment 20 years ago. Yikes.

Filed under: Uncategorized — shortseason at 12:55 pm on Tuesday, December 22, 2009

I ran into a former coworker who ruptured his achilles tendon about 20 years ago.  When I told him the short version of my husband’s treatment, he said the treatment has changed a lot.  Twenty years ago, he had surgery then spent 10 weeks in a plaster cast that extended to mid-thigh.  Yikes.  Then he went into a shorter cast for some duration that he couldn’t recall. 

So, as grim as treatment is now, it sure could be worse.

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Comment by Fidel Banuelos

November 29, 2010 @ 11:05 pm

Hi,

I just ruptured my achilles on Saturday and found your blog while doing research. I also live in Portland and wonder who performed your husband’s surgery. Also, how is he doing now?

Thanks,

-Fidel

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