Bilateral Quadriceps Tear

Bilateral Quadriceps Ruptured Roommates

The whole purpose of this blog is to tell and share my story to others that have or are currently going through a quadriceps tendon rupture or bilateral injury. Since having started this blog sometime ago, I have been receiving…

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Bilateral Quadriceps Tendon Tear Times Two

So from time to time I receive personal emails from individuals who have suffered a quadriceps tear. I received a message recently from a fellow Quadder via Facebook and here is what he wrote – “My name is Mike Gilham…

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What is the best knee leg brace for a Quadriceps Tendon Rupture?

The sexy blue leg brace above is usually what is issued to you after your visit to the ER or what you will receive from the hospital after surgery if you didn’t go to the emergency room. It is basic…

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Femoral Nerve Block

Should I get a Femoral Nerve Block before I have my quadriceps tendon rupture surgery? Absolutely you should and I answer that in my post below. But first, let’s take a trip down memory lane shall we? I remember when…

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How To Recover From Injuries (Quad Tear Story & Mindset)

Just found this video featuring Rodney aka Rodzilla who suffered a bilateral quadriceps tendon rupture while squatting 600 pounds. He talks about utilizing the pool for rehabilitation much like I used in the beginning. I feel strongly that the pool is…

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Zack Khans Road To Recovery

Original article by Greg Merritt via Flex Magazine. The Wrath of Khan The enduring comeback of bodybuilding’s underground sensation Zack “King” Khan Let’s go back to June 8, 2010, when you ruptured the tendons in both knees hack squatting with 700…

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Fellow Quadder Response

A recent email message I received from another unfortunate QTR recipient named Darrell. Here is what he had to share with me: “I too, am a proud member of the QTR fraternity .. twice. My first occasion happened on March…

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Quad Tendon Rupture Story

Another Quadder reaching out. Thank you Tom for sending me a message. “I just wanted to thank you for having all this information in one site.  On July 8, 2016 I was at a concert and after sitting for about…

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Welcome To My Site Fellow Quadder!

Thanks for visiting my corner of the web. My name is Steven but everyone calls me Scuba Steve 😉 I reside in Mukilteo which is north of Seattle Washington. You must have found me through an online search perhaps because…

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What Causes Quadriceps Tendon Ruptures?

Since my two instances of quad tendon ruptures, I have come to grow quite interested on what really causes these injuries but also on what people are doing that causes the tendon(s) to rupture. Now of course we have the…

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