Monday, 13 July 2009
Surgery - or Not?
After reading about the pros and cons of surgery to bring the two ends of the ruptured tendon together, I opted for the 'conservative' approach, i.e. to let the tendon heal naturally. There were many factors in my decision, such as wishing to avoid infection, surgical complications, post-surgical pain (wimpy of me I know) and general anasthesia. The words of astrologer and herbalist Graeme Tobyn rang in my ears - 'never have surgery if you can avoid it'. This blog is going to record the progress towards healing, given that I have opted for the less common, conservative route.