Week 11… and an MRI this week… Quick question for the group!

Hey team! I’m now down to one crutch most of the time, and working towards my first unassisted steps.
Last week I went into see my surgeon, and he is a bit concerned about the small gap in the back of my tendon. The gap really only is apparent when my foot is plantar-flexed (toes [...]

Week 9 - Still Partial Weight Bearing

I am happy to report that we are now about 1.5 weeks into partial weight bearing. My surgeon has been very cautious and conservative, despite the fact that we did surgery and he even augmented the repair with a xenograft (Stryker).
I am walking around with crutches, and have been slowly increasing the amount of [...]

We are walking!! (with crutches)

Hey team! Good news today… got the go ahead to start walking with crutches. Up until this point, I have been on the knee scooter and basically NWB for 8 weeks. Needless to say, I was excited!
I am taking it slow the first week and do not plan on trying Full Weight until week [...]