2 Weeks post op, doctor says keep boot on for 5 more weeks?

Hello all, I am on day 15 after the surgery, I went to the doctor 2 days ago and he says I have to wear the boot another 5 weeks, isnt this too long too be wearing the boot, I see others who have already started excercises around 3 weeks post op, My concern is [...]

Day 7 - boredom sets in

Very bored right now, my lower leg is a little swollen, I try to keep my leg up as much as I can but it can be uncomfortable, I go see the doctor in a week which is 2 weeks after surgery.  I have the soft cast on now, I guess I will get a [...]

Home from surgery

Well the surgery went okay, now the boredom sets in, at least I get to start my search for a better paying job hopefully with the government.  I go see the doctor in 2 weeks.  The last time I injured my other achilles, I waited about a year and a half for surgery because I [...]

Day 3 Doctor says its torn, surgery tomorrow

After hearing that my tendon was torn, I took the first surgery appt which is tomorrow, I think the hardest part for me  from my last experience was the wait until the surgery, I think the sooner it is over the better!:)

I Injured my other Achilles Saturday :(:(:(

I cant believe this happened again to me. I first ruptured my right achilles 3 years ago, I had surgery, went through the grueling recovery and said I never wanted to go through that again, well this Saturday I was playing ball with the kids and i heard the dreaded pop from my left [...]

Injured both of my Achilles

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