Work station setup after rupturing my achilles tendon, for before and after surgery

by Chris C
(Tiburon CA)

Hi, I ruptured my achilles tendon and am having surgery next week. Since I am working at home and will be for a few weeks, I want to make sure my work station is set up properly so I can type, be on the phone, keep my leg elevated, etc. \

Can you recommend anyone who can help set me up, including recommending and getting the right computer peripherals (elevated station, etc)? I live in Tiburon, CA.



Joshua Comments:

Hi Chris.

You didn't leave your email or mark the notifications box, so I hope you find this response.

Sorry, I don't have any suggestions for ergonomics guys for your situation (or any other, for that matter) in the Bay Area.

If you want to keep your leg elevated, all you're really going to be doing is laying on the couch with your laptop on your belly.

Maybe an ergonomics guy can work something around.

Let me know how the Achilles surgery goes. And assuming you get casted, let me know when it comes off. If they don't do a hard cast, let me know that and I can help you recover way faster.

Please reply using the comment link below. Do not submit a new submission to answer/reply, it's too hard for me to find where it's supposed to go.

And, comments have a 3,000 character limit so you may have to comment twice.

Joshua Tucker, B.A., C.M.T.
The Tendonitis Expert

Subscribe to The Tendonitis Expert Newsletter Today!

For TIPS, TRICKS, and up-to-date Tendonitis information you need!




Don't worry -- your e-mail address is totally secure.

I promise to use it only to send you The Tendonitis Expert Newsletter.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Achilles Tendonitis Surgery Stories.