Pulmonary Embolism Hiccups


It’s now been almost 5 months since I was diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism. While my lung continues to get stronger, structurally my body has had a few hiccups along the way.


There was a concern that I may have had a stress fracture in my right tibia (shin) as I was increasing my running again, however it seems more likely now that I have a muscle tear in my soleus (calf). My physiotherapist feels as though this has probably happened as a result of my left calf being weak after