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Long and winding recovery

July 20, 2021 07:15PM
This type of injury is tough to recover from quickly for two reasons.

The very nature of the tear is often in a location without a good blood flow. Blood supply is incredibly important, because it's the commerce that brings in everything the injured tissue needs to repair itself, and transports away all the debris. The better the blood flow, the quicker and more thorough the healing.

More importantly, is the recovery between Cam Akers's ears. Nobody that hears and feels the pop that accompanies an Achilles Tendon tear trusts that ankle again. Because every leg movement depends on that part of the body, and the fact that so little can be done to reinforce the calf to heel area during a football game, everything that happens after casts come off and Akers is cleared to walk again must be relearned.

That takes time. A lot of time.

  Cam Akers in great spirits, will be ‘back better than ever in no time’

BerendsenRam161July 20, 2021 12:31PM

  Getting your mind right....

roman1853July 20, 2021 01:13PM

  Re: Getting your mind right....

SoCalRAMatic34July 20, 2021 01:28PM

  Re: Getting your mind right....

socalmab24July 20, 2021 07:07PM

  A tear and a rupture are the same thing

RamUK22July 21, 2021 04:22AM

  Long and winding recovery

HornsUpRamily!32July 20, 2021 07:15PM

  LOL I read the title of your reply in the voice of the Cool Hand Luke Warden! LOL nm

Ramgator20July 21, 2021 04:04AM