Author: Steven

Bilateral quadriceps tendon surgery twice

Submitted story from David on 12/24/2019 I am one of the unusual victims of bilateral quadriceps rupture.  What makes me even more unique is the tendons were ruptured in separate incidents 5 days apart. The left leg occurred on May…

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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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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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Driving with a Quadriceps Tendon Rupture

Can I drive my car if I have a quadriceps tendon rupture? This was a question I had immediately after my first quad tear surgery. When I incurred my injury in 2007 I had landed a job a few days…

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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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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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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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