I am now one week out of left Achilles tendon repair and I am fairing very well. A constant regimen of elevation, pain and anti-inflammatory pills, as well as some great TLC has got me through this tough time. Other things such as PT and even fresh air helps! Feeling […]
Dr. Sean Wells, owner of Naples Personal Training and Clinical Faculty of Florida Gulf Coast University, will be presenting along with several other leading exercise and sport experts at the NSCA Florida Clinic. Please click this link to read he agenda, obtain info, and register: Register Today!
Dr. Wells, owner of Naples Personal Training and author of Double-Crossed: A review of the most extreme exercise program, featured in this national article on unhealthy foods. Enjoy to your health! http://www.eatthis.com/junk-food-fitness-experts-wont-eat
Yes, that’s me in the recovery room already doing PT. No waiting around, although I hardly remember this moment. Rebecca remarks how every few minutes I would ask her the same 3 questions: 1.) What are my vitals? 2.) What did the surgeon say? 3.) Did you get any work […]
So far the feedback from my blog has been mostly positive. I am happy that many of my clients, friends, and family members have found insight and perspective in my posts. I have had a few people voice disapproval for my blog, one was a physical therapist!; in spite of […]
Anxiety, curiosity, disbelief. These were just some of the thoughts going through my head as my good friend Howard and I cruised across Alligator Alley toward Miami. I had ruptured my left Achilles tendon 3 days prior. My pain was improving in my leg but the emotional struggle in my […]
When your ankle looks like this, who do you call? (My left ankle after an acute achilles tendon rupture. 1 Day Before Surgery) Southwest Florida is chock-full of medical doctors, podiatrists, physical therapists, etc. Healthcare is one of the biggest industries for our region, and one would think finding a […]
I thought I’d delve into how I found my surgeon. Being a scientist I must stay logical and sequential, right? However, I realized I needed to express a major factor after an injury: the psychological reaction to trauma, loss, and change. From the instance I heard and felt the terrible […]
I wish I had a better image but this will suffice. Here is my $400 confirmation of the obvious. It is scary how imaging is slowly replacing solid critical thinking within medicine. More fun pictures to come!