Injury

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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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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Victor Oladipo Injury Quad Tendon Rupture

Official news just came out that Victor Oladipo suffered a ruptured quad tendon and will undergo surgery and miss the remainder of the season. I came across this video and wanted to share with you all. Victor Oladipo changed the…

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Quad Tendon Rupture Story 4/6/19

Submitted by: Adam On April 6, 2019, I joined the “Band of Quadders” referred to on this website. While walking down the two steps that lead out of my kitchen and into my garage. I stepped a bit sideways with…

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Quad Tendon Rupture Story

Submitted by: Clifton Four months ago on January 8, 2019, I was enjoying a nice run with my running buddy. At about 3 miles I tripped on a high place in the road. It was an unstoppable object hitting an…

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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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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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Scuba Steve! DAMN YOU!

So what’s up with the Scuba Steve? Well it’s not because of my love for hiking 😉 Truth be told I’ve been scuba diving since I was 16 years old. I got certified way back in… get ready… 1987. So…

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Physical Therapy

Having gone through this injury a second time I really saw the importance of quality physical therapy. When I injured myself back in 2007, I was referred to a really good PT clinic in Bellevue. The PT who I was…

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Mt. Rainier July 2014

Mount Rainier – Mount Rainier National Park, Washington I have mentioned before how important goal setting is especially with having sustained a QTR injury. Well my next goal/adventure is to check off another bucket list item that is located right…

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