Achilles rupture

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hiya i ruptured my Achilles on the 23rd of august playing football and was in a cast with my foot pointed in the ballerina position until i saw the specialist who didnt do any scan just the tompson rest and said there is a few fibres still connected but a palpable gap..... put me in a vacoped boot with my foot at a 30° angle and gave me dates to start adjusting the angle back down to flat. so it was 3 weeks yesterday sunday 13th and i can wiggle my toes but have got numbness on a couple of toes and not alot of strength at all in my toes,just wondering if anyone else has had similar to myself at all? thankyou!

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    Hi I ruptured my Achilles 5 weeks ago playing tennis. I did not have surgery. Have on the boot cast and gradually have had the wedges removed. Last wedge removed two days ago. Ahhhh so much more comfortable! Nice to have someone to chat with going through this. Man those first weeks with the biggest wedge was uncomfortable! I have a high arch and found the top of my foot would really ache. Worse at night trying to be comfortable to sleep. I got to the point where I had to undo the two straps over toes and mid foot to sleep. Quite the adjustment sleeping in the cast. My poor dog who sleeps jammed up close to me got booted a few times when I tried to change position. The first time I removed the boot I hated the weird sensation like my foot wasn't connected to my leg. Numbness in some of the toes. Two weeks ago my Dr said I could remove the boot to shower and only exercise is to flex my foot gently up and down. This week 5 post injury I am noticing when boot removed my leg is feeling more normal. Still a bit tingly in the toes. Still quite swollen around ankle. How are you doing?

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