Richard Sherman on a Knee Scooter

I have covered the knee scooter in detail on this website. The contraption helped me tremendously in the past after I ruptured my achilles tendon, and it was much easier to use in comparison to crutches. I have also written a summary page with knee scooter reviews for reader reference.

A few weeks ago, NFL superstar Richard Sherman ruptured his right achilles tendon. Shortly after having surgery, he was seen on the playing field sidelines roaming around on….you guessed it, a knee scooter:

Knee Scooter for Injured Athletes

An article from Forbes magazine analyzes Mr. Sherman’s injury, and mentions how many people who rupture their achilles tendons come back a step slower.

Epidemic of NFL Achilles Tendon Injuries Continues

In the past month, NFL players Richard Sherman, Jordan HicksD’Onta Foreman and Alex Okafor all ruptured their achilles tendons!

Mr. Sherman had his achilles tendon surgery performed this past week under the hands of superstar surgeon Dr. Robert Anderson, and posted a recovery video soon thereafter:

Senator John McCain Tears Achilles due to Cancer Therapy

Senator John McCain has been getting treatment for an aggressive form of brain cancer for the past year. Unfortunately, one of the side effects of this chemotherapy and radiation treatment is potential achilles tendon ruptures. Lo and behold Mr. McCain ruptured his achilles tendon this past weekend.

Nevertheless, the tried and tested warrior is as stubborn as ever based on his Twitter post regarding his achilles tear recovery and boot:

Achilles Tendon Rupture Support and Recommendations