Weeks 12 - 16 allow a greater variety of exercises, but some are still not allowed.
Weeks 12 - 16 allow a greater variety of exercises:
As above, just ease in to it gently.
This gets easier all the time, but you have to be careful not to over do it. When you push yourself too hard walking, your bad Achilles leg will get weak, and you will start to limp. The idea is to get rid of the limp, so onlt walk for as far as you can without limping, other wise you are not helping yourself.
Provided you have low gearing and keep your foot forward on the pedal (most of weight through the heel) you can do so quite good cycling, even in hilly areas. Be prepared for you left quadratic (thigh) to let you down and cramp up.
Surely this is the same as walking, which I prefer to do outside in the fresh air. I have never been to a gym outside of a hotel, so I am not the person to comment on this.
I presume this is for the upper body!
Note that jogging is not included. Advice is to avoid jogging for "4-5 months post injury", we are already at 3 months so no jogging for at least another month at this point.
To be avoided for 6 months from surgery date:
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