Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome and Gastrocnemius Lengthening Surgery

Guys! I’m back with an update regarding my Tarsal Tunnel journey. On Friday, October 15th, I went in for a full release and gastrocnemius lengthening. I don’t think I mentioned in my previous posts, but the doctor that I chose this round is Dr. Michael Miller. He is an AENS doctor that practices out of Philadelphia and South Jersey. I’m…
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Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome – Round 2 Surgery

Hey everyone! I’m back with an update. Let’s start off by saying I have been pretty stressed since my last appointment.  I have been waiting for 3 months to get back with the AENS (Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons) doctor. The time has come. Let me tell you something, I thought I was a pretty strong guy mentally and physically.…
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Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome – Check-in / Follow-up

Hey everyone! It has been about 21 months since my Tarsal Tunnel Surgery and I’m back with an update regarding Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome (TTS). It’s not really a good one, but I’m going to share it. Like I said in my last blog regarding TTS, which was 1.5 years ago, everything was going well – recovery and activity wise. However,…
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What Is High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)?

What Is HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training)? HIIT workouts are usually combined with short bursts of high intensity exercise with periods of rest or a lower-intensity exercise after. HIIT usually covers anaerobic (process that does not use oxygen – think: jumping) and aerobic (process that uses oxygen – think: walking) exercises. One big advantage of HIIT is that you can gain maximal health…
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Navigating Your Health and Wellness Through COVID-19

Navigating Your Health and Wellness Through COVID-19 Hey guys! I’m back with a totally different topic that I would love to share with all of you, health and wellness during COVID-19. Many of your may know that I have been running a personal training studio and business for over 8 years now, while being in the fitness industry for over…
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A brush with skin cancer

Ladies and gentlemen!  New blog, this one hits the heart a little more than anything I have written previously. Today marks the day that its been 5 1/2  years cancer free from melanoma. I figured that during the COVID-19 pandemic, I would share something that has caused a bit of worry in my life over the past few years. I…
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Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome (TTS) – 1 Year Follow Up

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome (TTS) – 1 Year Follow Up Dan Bowen Hiking 1 Year After Tarsal Tunnel Release Surgery Hey everyone! Just checking in after 1 year from having tarsal tunnel surgery (TTS). Let me tell you – one of the best decisions that I ever made was having this surgery.  Life now with having my foot back is fantastic. …
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Need Motivation? Read This!

A dose of motivation will change your life almost overnight. The best part of my job is seeing clients achieve amazing results. Whether they drop a few sizes, lose the baby weight, get off their blood pressure meds, or shrink their waist, the excitement is always contagious. There really isn’t a clear way to describe the euphoria that settles in…
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Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome (TTS) – 8 Month Follow Up

Hey guys! Sorry for taking a little hiatus. I wanted to give you all an update on my recovery, especially my fellow tarsal tunnel people who have been following along. It’s been about 8 months out from my tarsal tunnel release surgery on my left foot. Things are going great! I’m back to full activities. Jumping, running, and most importantly,…
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