Ice skating at 3 months

Following the plan and moving along. I just starting ice skating at 3 months and hope to be playing hockey again in another month or so. Swelling and scare tissue are making the skates a bit tight, but that will get better.

swelling question

So I am in recovery mode, spent a month in a hard cast, NWB, now have been in the cam walker for two weeks. Physical therapy is going well, but the swelling is not going down. I elevate and ice every evening, but have a hard time at work. I’ve had it [...]

walking boot question

So I was at the medical supply store and the physical theripist asked me what kind of walking boot I was going to get. He said more and more docs were going with the ankle high boot instead of the one all the way over the calf. Was wondering what the people in [...]


So after reading all the blogs about aggressive therapy and putting the boot on as soon as possible, I went to my surgeon armed with info and ready to get a walking boot at just under three weeks. My bubble was burst when she told me she doesn’t put walking boots on Army guys [...]

New to the club

So playing my normal lunchtime game of racquetball last wed, almost done with the third game and reaching forward for a ball, feel like someone whacked me in the heel with a nine iron. Inital bolt of pain, then just an odd “non-working” feeling in my left foot. After laying down for a [...]

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