Achilles repair – day 32

Back in the hospital today for regular checkup and change of plaster.  Apparently healing very well and my ankle is now back in a new pot with a nearly 90 degree bend on it.  So in another 2 weeks time I should be in with final new plaster or maybe a boot.  So still hobbling … Read more

Achilles repair – Day 17

Back in the hospital to check how everything has gone.  17 days after the injury and 10 days after surgery. My first adventure through town in the rain and then on the bus and all was good.  The consultant had a very quick look at how things were and tried to bend my ankle a … Read more

Achilles rupture rehab – part 1

Slight change of tone in these articles for the next couple of months I’m afraid.  Just to give you a fair warning, you may or may not be interested in the content. Last night, while taking a class, I ruptured my left achilles tendon.  That is the thing that attaches your calf muscle to your heel … Read more

Skipton Stroke Support Group

Skipton Stroke Support Group. As you hopefully know, I have started taking a stroke rehab class on Friday afternoons at Craven Fitness Centre (click here for all the details). Well, straight after it, there will be a Stroke Support Group for anyone and everyone to come along to.  I’ll be there to answer any questions … Read more

First Skipton Stroke Rehab session done!

So we just finished our first official Stroke Rehab session at Craven Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre.  And I can’t talk for anyone else, but I think it was bloody outstanding!  Again, I got to say a huge thank you to Tanya who helped me throughout.  Having a second experienced pair of hands I can … Read more