+12 days

I am in the home stretch for the end of the first period of my recovery. This week I will have my splint changed to a full cast. The splint is basically a cast that is open on the the top to allow for swelling that occurs, naturally, post-operation. If all goes to the...

+ 2 days

I am home from the hospital and beginning to assimilate to staying in bed for 22 1/2 hours a day—since I am allowed up only 3X a day for the first two weeks. This is to reduce the negative impacts of swelling that will occur if my ankle is below the level of my heart....

T-24 hours

Meet Dr Crary: Dr. Jay Crary is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in problems of the foot and ankle as well as general orthopedics. He does all aspects of operative and nonoperative care. His interests include sports medicine and arthroscopy, arthritis,...

84 days + 40 weeks

On Wednesday, I head to the hospital. I will be operated on by Dr Crary—an orthopedic surgeon specializing in feet. Here is what is going on: My left foot (with apologies to Christy Brown and Daniel Day Lewis): Left peroneal longus to brevis transfer. possible...

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