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... e you, I would remove those orthotics because they are making your muscles weak and that is exactly what they will do to everyone. They are money makers for the foot guys. ... (18 replies)
... Thanks again for all your great information. I will check out Dr. DeLand at NIH. I should get a call today from the orthopedic doctor I seen last week with a referral. ... (25 replies)
... If I were you, I would gather all the information I could about the specific type of surgery your doctor is recommending. In the "All American" foot surgery, there are variations in the type of osteotomy, whether or not your will need your achilles lengthened, and even how your PT tendon will be repaired. ... (246 replies)

... ght. But, I didn't have a morphine pump, just Percocet. I think I went out in my wheelchair about 7 days post surgery. I rode in the back seat so I could keep my foot up and had my foot elevated with the wheelchair. ... (8 replies)
All American Plan
Oct 29, 2011
... I have also had it. One of the Dr.'s at the practice I went to was part of a team that pioneered "the All American Procedure" for adult flat foot deformity. My Dr. himself has done over 1,000 of them, so I knew I was in good hands. ... (2 replies)
All American Plan
Oct 29, 2011
... A lot of people here have had flat foot reconstruction. There is not a standard operation. I am not sure what your doctor means by the all american plan. I hope that your doctor will individualize your proceedure and choose only the combination of proceedures best for your specific problems. ... (2 replies)
All American Plan
Oct 29, 2011
... I am scheduled for foot surgery in December for a ruptured tendon as a result of flat foot deformity. Has anyone had this procedure? ... (2 replies)
Foot surgery
Oct 28, 2011
... It is the shifting of the calcaneus and a bone taken from the iliac crest to reconstruct the arch and then a tendon transfer from the toe. It is all so new to me, any adivice? ... (0 replies)
PTTD surgery
Jul 28, 2011
... I had 2 screws in my heel and one in the side of my foot removed 2 weeks ago. There were two incisions. The one on my heel had 3 stitches and the one on the side 4. The surgery was 16 minutes long. ... (4 replies)
... weight bearing after foot surgery". I had already started a list of things that I need to get done before I am laid up for a couple of months, but this list was VERY helpful! ... (21 replies)
... weight bearing for 8 weeks. I had on a cast for those 8 plus an additional 2 weeks because I've got quite severe swelling in my foot and ankle. I've been bearing some weight now for about three weeks and have a Cam Walker on during the day. ... (246 replies)
... I first started looking into surgery about a year and a half ago. I interviewed a few surgeons back in Texas but none of them really gave me the confidence to go through the surgery. ... (22 replies)
... Today my foot has no pain but it is swollen and numb. I do think I over did it yesterday and that's y but I'm happy there is no pain. How long until you start PT? ... (10 replies)
... I didn't have staples, I have desolvable sutures. I have a big incision on the outside of my foot and ankle, one on top of my foot, one on the arch and one where they did the gatrocnemius recession on the inside of my calf. ... (10 replies)
... I have a report from my first surgery, Ididnt get one for my second but I will want one for this surgery. I couldn't wiggle my toes when Ileft the hospital so I'm not to worried I can't move them now. I'm like you i can only move the first three and that's barely. My last two toes don't budge one bit. it could just be the healing that causing the pain...I know that sounds... (10 replies)
... ving me pain meds. about 12 hrs later the nerve block wore off and I couldn't get meds into me fast enough. It's been a def uphill battle for me. because my left foot is not much better crutches were tough, using a walker was better but still not great, the knee scooter I read about on here has been a life saver. ... (10 replies)
... bably took the pain meds a few days longer than I needed to because I was so afraid of getting back to that 9 or 10, but once stopped them a week and a half post surgery I've had no problems. ... (11 replies)
... Silly question, but does anyone have any suggestions for getting a good night's sleep? I'm 4 weeks post op (All-American flat foot reconstruction with Lapidus procedure). The first 3 weeks I slept in a recliner very comfortably (toes above the nose!) This last week it's been getting harder and harder to get comfortable. Last night (actually early this morning) after tossing &... (7 replies)
... thrown in for good measure. My pain increased dramatically the last month before surgery too. I agree part of it was from focusing on the problem so much, and part to keep me from chickening out and postponing the surgery. ... (2 replies)
Foot/heel surgery
Aug 26, 2011
... I had the "All American Procedure" which is several different procedures done at once to correct flat feet. One of them was to move my heel over and put two screws in as you describe. ... (7 replies)


Associated Tags: driving, flat feet, gastroc recession, lateral column lengthening, osteotomy, posterior tibial tendon surgery, pttd, pttd surgery, recovery

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