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 Re: Back to running, military requirements, please help!
SMM    1:26pm May 2 2020

Hi John,

Sorry to hear about your accident, but good to hear about the recovery. Did your dr. mention any specific timeline for a full return to physical activity? I know in my case with my first major break (a long time ago), I was told at least a year before any return to full activity. I rushed things and tried sprinting at about 8-9 months and had a setback. So I didn't really get to jogging until around 14 months. Everyone's break is different, so it may be hard to know an exact timeline, but I suspect with major injury about a year may be a rough, good guide. In my case there was no surgery, so that may be a factor. I do know that around 8-9 months, there was still a lot of pain and fatigue and even walking distance would cause me to 'drag' or 'carry' the leg. I don't know if you've experienced that. I would think discomfort--perhaps soft tissue issues or bone remodeling, for example--will be a factor for maybe another few months. I think the key in early stages is to focus on strength training and making sure that gait is not a problem; a bad or poor gait may cause issues.

Best wishes,
Matt

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