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Recovering from a bad break.

Dr. Kovatchian

Hey Y'all!!!! So.....I'm recovering from breaking my Left Tibia right above the ankle joint playing soccer my second passion behind golf...Hoping for a good few weeks...I'm already in a cast and getting a CT scan soon to make sure everything looks good...I have the second opinion Doctor lined up if necessary. We just moved back to Carlsbad and this setback has me Really bummed out about not being able to golf with my family and friends....Arrghhh!!! Staying positive I'll be back out on the practice green chipping and putting by late September.

When you get a bad brake make birdies after bogeys!!!

Dr. K

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6 Replies

  1. Joe D

    Sorry to hear about the break.
    At least you did it doing something you liked. versus falling out of bed.
    Hope for a speedy recovery.
  2. Dave N

    Did you have them put spikes on the bottom so you could play? Just saying.
  3. Michael JC

    Tough break, but I like the color of the cast!
    Masters green!
  4. Sean FN

    Hope you are back on your feet soon! Nice color on the cast though. :-)
  5. Dr. Kovatchian

    Well...No Surgery at the moment...basically there is no solid bone to put screws and plates into to stabilize the break. The front of the Tibia looks like broken potato chips. I'll be in a cast and monitored bi weekly during the healing process.

    Dr. K
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  6. Dr. Kovatchian

    Going to keep posting to this thread throughout the recovery process.
    I'm 3 weeks post injury...Losing a ton of muscle mass in my left leg...sometimes the cast feels as if I could just pull it right off...actually looked thru my bag yesterday...cleaned my shag balls...felt nice to hold a few clubs...keeping positive.

    Next appointment on the 23rd.

    Dr. K

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