I am like most men—I put off going to the doctor.
Six years ago, I had major reconstructive foot surgery for a relatively rare condition, and overall made a great recovery. But recently I started having some pain in that foot. I was anxious about it, but decided to rest it and do my own program of physical therapy. I thought about going to the doctor, but figured that I would wait and see if it got better on its own. Four months later I finally did go see the Orthopedist who did the surgery (You guessed it, at my wife’s insistence!), and my diagnosis and treatment regimen was wrong... Read More