Category Archives: Injury

Clavicle Fracture and ORIF – 8 weeks and Final Update

Today is 8 weeks after my clavicle fracture, and seven weeks since my surgery.  My recovery was uncomplicated, and combined with a conservative return to activity I have healed quickly. Last week I went to my orthopedist for my six … Continue reading

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Broken Clavicle – 4 weeks post surgery

Okay folks,  I know you probably come here for stories and analysis by an elite racer.  Going a week without any posts (longest drought ever?) and coming back to find another injury update may not be what you’re looking for.  … Continue reading

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Broken Clavicle – 3 weeks post surgery

Today is three full weeks after my ORIF procedure, and a month since fracture.  I have been taking a conservative approach since I’m not intending to return to race form for four more months.  I told the doctor that I … Continue reading

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Wednesday Weekly Update

It has been a slow week on the blog, but it is because I’ve been exceptionally busy at home. If you follow my TrainingPeaks training archive (link on the right menu) you may have noticed I’ve been getting my workouts … Continue reading

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Clavicle Update – Bone Stimulator

You’ve probably heard of PROs using a ‘Bone Stim’.  They’re not available to everyone, but I was lucky enough to have a family friend that had a pesky foot bone that wouldn’t heal.  Without even asking, they were nice enough … Continue reading

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Clavicle Fracture and Fixation – Two weeks later

I saw my surgeon today for my one week followup after surgery.  I’ve been feeling much better and have been off all meds for the past two days.  I started to feel like my sling was unnecessary if I was … Continue reading

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Post Surgery Update

As I had mentioned earlier, I had never had surgery or general anesthetic before.  A big part of what I’ve been experiencing the past week is mostly related to the surgery itself.  The procedure I had is known as ORIF, … Continue reading

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