Tendon rupture left too long, surgery and infection and failed surgery
by rose doyle
hi my name is roseanna, in feb of 2010 i was running and felt sudden sharp pain in my left leg,i prevouly had tendonitis which was quite severe in the morning,the morning after i felt the pain i went to my doctor who prescribed anti inflamitory tablets.
2 weeks later i was still in pain and same tablets were given again .
i got injections for pain,i went to physio to see if i could get some relief as i swollen ankle all the time and had difficulty walking.
she worked on it and got the swelling down when she told me she was refering me as she thought tendon was ruptured. in june of same year i went to surgeon and was operated on 2 days later,operation was done and i felt sore but was happy to have it over with .
the surgeon called and told me that i lost 3cm of tendon and grafted plantaris tendon to help.10 weeks in a cast and thought i was coming along.
sept 10 i was at a match when i noticed a slight ooze coming from insicion,went to my doctor again and was told he thought was an infection,got it treated and then in oct10 went back in and had second op to see what problem was.
i was told the next day that he cleaned it up and took a stich out he thought might be causing the problem.now its july11 and was in pain with leg went to physio and she thinks its gone again.
not sure where this leaves me ,but my advice get it checked early and if you think its not ok say so,you know your own body i was too quite and now paying
Thanks for sharing your story.
It is very important to get things checked out if there is risk of a ruptured tendon.
Sometimes it's tough to tell if you've just tweaked something or have Pulled Muscle Symptoms
of if you've actually completely ruptured a tendon, as in the case of an Achilles Tendon Rupture
You already had a Tendonitis
dynamic in place, and it's safe to say that your muscles weren't working properly such that they weren't absorbing force optimally and all that force went somewhere....to the tendon that couldn't handle the load.
Did the surgeon know that there was a tendon rupture? Or did they just jump in with surgery to see what there was to see?
Unfortunately doctors don't provide a money back guarantee....
How are you doing now? What happened with the infection?
Give me an update, and we'll go from there. ----------------------
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