Fellow Quadder Response

I love getting messages from fellow Ruptured Quadders and I will make a point to post them as I get them. “Well seems I’m in good company. I ruptured my right quad in 2007 after slipping on ice, did my…

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Quad Tendon Repair

Great Video on a Quad Tendon Repair. Watch at own risk since it is a bit gory.    

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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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Health Insurance

It was the day after my ski accident (1/17/2013) and just out of the blue it hit me, that I had totally spaced on filling out and sending in the documentation for Open Enrollment for Health Insurance via my contract…

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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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Temporary Handicap Parking Placard

Temporary Disabled Parking Permit

When you have your 2 week follow up with your OS, make sure you get your temporary disabled parking application form from him/her. Also make sure the form is signed, dated and if you can get the maximum ‘privilege duration’…

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Cost of Quadriceps Tendon Rupture Repair

I went through my medical files a while back and I came across my old statement from my first surgery repair in 2007. It was interesting to see the differences in cost from my first quadriceps rupture to the bilateral…

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