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Hello:
Just have a few ?s posted on another thread but had no response will try here.
what does oats mean? have had 3 subtalor fusions was injured in 2000 had first fusion feb 2002 never had union was redone in nov 2002 had no problems until a year ago started swelling thought i might have pulled something had doctor do an x-ray showed fusion came apart again. had another fusion and bone graft (cadaver bone) done on feb 2-2009 still in cast for 4 more weeks doc wants to start weight bearing in cast last two weeks says should beable to walk with out crutches by the time i see him on may 8 will get cast off then. tried to put some weight on it but cast seems to be pinching on top of foot where he took out old screws have one screw now in bottom of foot also have bad burning sensation on side where fusion cut is seems like the cast is rubbing on it sure doesn't feel very good. bottom of foot is still very tender not sure if i will beable to walk as soon as he says but will give it a try. can't wait to get cast off. thanks for any info.





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