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ruptured left achilles playn BBALL #4579250
11/19/17 06:09 PM
11/19/17 06:09 PM
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HondaBroMike Offline OP
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jus as the tite states, was playing bball and it was "cold out" and maybe I needed towarm up but went straight into a game and my achilles got real tender all of a sudden. I didn't feel a pop or anything prodiguously distinct . im putting stuff on it now.\help



Re: ruptured left achilles playn BBALL [Re: HondaBroMike] #4579258
11/19/17 06:17 PM
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You need to see your Dr ASAP. A ruptured Achilles is a big deal.

Re: ruptured left achilles playn BBALL [Re: HondaBroMike] #4579265
11/19/17 06:23 PM
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+1, don't wait. Even if the pain has gone down. Go. Don't take any pills and hop or whatever you have to do to stay off it. Get a wheelchair as you enter urgent care or wherever it is you go.

If you don't I'll come over to your house and pour some Lucas Oil Stabilizer in your engine. It's that serious.

Last edited by OneEyeJack; 11/19/17 06:27 PM.
Re: ruptured left achilles playn BBALL [Re: HondaBroMike] #4579269
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Meh, they told me the same for my wrist and I rehabbed it with time. I can walk on it now that I put some stuff on it. The stuff is the Walmart branded ben gay equivalent aloong with some eastern oil. kinda potpourri I don't fly off the handle on soft tissue issues and try some self-rehab with this new fandangled internet, only go emergency for profuse blood loss or something life threatening, not some soft tissue bruises, tee hee, yall are funny.

Last edited by HondaBroMike; 11/19/17 06:33 PM.


Re: ruptured left achilles playn BBALL [Re: wwillson] #4579279
11/19/17 06:37 PM
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Big plus 1 to what wwilson stated.... This is a serious injury. Get yourself taken care of as soon as possible. This is nothing to wait around on...


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Re: ruptured left achilles playn BBALL [Re: HondaBroMike] #4579292
11/19/17 06:47 PM
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As said above, a complete rupture is not fun! It will be very painful, your achilles will contract up into a ball on the back of your calf if it completely ruptures. Stay off it and see an orthopedic physician asap!


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Re: ruptured left achilles playn BBALL [Re: HondaBroMike] #4579301
11/19/17 06:58 PM
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My sister injured her achilles tendon during basketball practice. She played in the MAC conference and was on the path to get a BSN.
She got addicted to RX opioids, yanked off and worked her way to heroin. She is on methadone doing once weekly take homes. Thankfully my parents are well
off and can afford to take care of her. The point? Choose your DR wisely.


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Re: ruptured left achilles playn BBALL [Re: wwillson] #4579321
11/19/17 07:08 PM
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Originally Posted By: wwillson
You need to see your Dr ASAP. A ruptured Achilles is a big deal.


Yes and not going to heal by itself if its really ruptured.

Last edited by JohnnyJohnson; 11/19/17 07:09 PM.

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Re: ruptured left achilles playn BBALL [Re: HondaBroMike] #4579342
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Originally Posted By: HondaBroMike
jus as the tite states, was playing bball and it was "cold out" and maybe I needed towarm up but went straight into a game and my achilles got real tender all of a sudden. I didn't feel a pop or anything prodiguously distinct . im putting stuff on it now.\help


How old are you?

Hopefully you have a quick recovery.

Re: ruptured left achilles playn BBALL [Re: HondaBroMike] #4579350
11/19/17 07:28 PM
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I really hurt mine. But it did not rupture. I continued to run on it ..30+ miles/week. Took it over a year to get better...duh.
See the Doc.


Re: ruptured left achilles playn BBALL [Re: HondaBroMike] #4579451
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Re: ruptured left achilles playn BBALL [Re: HondaBroMike] #4579544
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I have had both Achilles tendons partially torn. They were not allowed to heal properly, and it's been a chronic condition for the past 15 years. I recently had to leave a job because I could no longer work on my feet. Do not take this lightly if you enjoy your ability to walk. Good luck, and stay off the pain killers.


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Re: ruptured left achilles playn BBALL [Re: HondaBroMike] #4579828
11/20/17 09:15 AM
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Just by your description, it could be tendinitis. This reads just like a condition I've had to deal with. It's caused by you not keeping it stretched out over time and then all of the sudden asking it to flex again. Basketball without warming up is a perfect scenario for it. I think if you ruptured it you'd probably know.

Re: ruptured left achilles playn BBALL [Re: HondaBroMike] #4579884
11/20/17 10:36 AM
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The CNO at a hospital I worked at ruptured both playing tennis, she jumped up backwards trying to catch a lobbed ball, landed and ouch.
She needed surgery and she made full recovery. Good luck brother, go get a MRI scan done asap to assess the damage, then you can see a specialist (long waits sometimes)


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Re: ruptured left achilles playn BBALL [Re: HondaBroMike] #4579949
11/20/17 11:34 AM
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Originally Posted By: HondaBroMike
Meh, they told me the same for my wrist and I rehabbed it with time. I can walk on it now that I put some stuff on it. The stuff is the Walmart branded ben gay equivalent aloong with some eastern oil. kinda potpourri I don't fly off the handle on soft tissue issues and try some self-rehab with this new fandangled internet, only go emergency for profuse blood loss or something life threatening, not some soft tissue bruises, tee hee, yall are funny.


Okay...use the old Walmart cure. It's just the most vital tendon needed for walking and sports activities. There is certainly no chance you've partially torn it or had any heal bone connection injury. I'm sure that rub-on Walmart product and oil will fix everything. No need to have any caution and get it looked at by a sports doctor....that's for babies.


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