Our feet are amazing and complex. Each has 26 bones and 33 joints, of which 20 actively articulate. A foot has more than a hundred muscles, tendons and ligaments. With all those mechanics built to support 200 or more pounds, how could something not go wrong once you’ve broken it, drilled through it or added hardware to it?
With an impending two and a half-month recovery from my Lisfranc fracture and surgery, I decided it was time for a plan. It turns out that setting goals helped with my optimism, focus and determination.
On June 2, 2018, I over rotated while doing a front flip on a trampoline and sustained a moderate Lisfranc fracture that merited open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) surgery. This is the story of my recovery.