One Year Mark!

Wow..today is the One Year anniversary that I had surgery on my achilles.  It’s been a while since I’ve been to this site.  My job takes up most of my life and I have an 11 year old daughter, so not much time to post.   For all of those who have recently suffered this [...]

Day 41

I’m at approximately 6 weeks out from surgery and I’m pleased with recovery thus far.   I had my last appointment on 6/22.  It wasn’t with my doc but with physician assistant which looks like will be the usual.  He said I can now walk as long as it’s comfortable.  I had actually started doing this [...]

2nd Post-Op Appt

I had my second post-op appt yesterday (6/3). I feel that it went well. The incision area is healing so fast that the staff had a hard time removing stitches.
My splint was also removed and I was finally given the much awaited boot. My doc said I can bear weight on it at times but [...]

Day 7 / 1st Post-Op Appt

I had my first post-op dr appt today (7 days out).    And a couple of questions now arise.   I was supposed to be put in boot today; currently in stint/cast.  This would be a NWB (if I have abbreviation correctly).   But apparently the doc changed this to 2 weeks instead of 1 week.  Is this [...]

Injured achilles and fighting depression

I first want to start off by saying I’m glad to be here. This is a great site and I’m glad I found it.
My injury ocurred on 05/10/2010. I ruptured my right achilles tendon playing basketball. This has been very discouraging as I am a very active individual and I will be slowed down for [...]

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