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... s nearly been 6 weeks since my injury I had multiple fractures to my heel and also broke 3 toes which were pinned. This injury happened in Thailand on my 3rd week of traveling which was meant to be a 2 year trip. ... (3 replies)
... I had my PTTD Surgery two years ago. I am not sure flying is advisable and the air pressure issues might increase swelling. I was pretty incapacitated after the surgery,the first two week were the worst... ... (3 replies)
... Once I got into properly fitting orthodics, the arch pain ceased. After awhile, I added a silicon insert to the heel area, and that took the foot the rest of the way to being usable. ... (12 replies)

... Good thing you had your crutches since I'm sure you needed them then and probably anytime it rains too huh? ... (124 replies)
... had a very eventful day, I hope today is better for you. Yes, I'm in the middle of the "Mitford Series". They are very good. I couldn't concentrate after the surgery for a long time either. ... (124 replies)
... I read the whole series a while ago. My mom loved them growing up so I got them and loved them too. ... (124 replies)
... Well I survived my mtp joint fusion revision surgery that I had a little over a week ago. Boy, I'm glad that I did. ... (2 replies)
... I just came back from my home in NC to Boston twice now and flying back tommorow. It's a 2 hour and 15 min flight. I was fine both times. I just loosened the aircast a bit while seated when I wore it. ... (38 replies)
... Hi flying private, Be very careful about deciding to have surgery to correct your mortons neuroma. I also had the surgery In Dec 2009 , my pod acted like it would be a breeze, no problem, no complications, I would be good as new in 8 weeks. ... (5 replies)
... Sorry for the delay, Julie! Busy this week, and too tired to stay on the internet much. So hi! ... (49 replies)
... Our grandson plays college baseball, spring training begins in Ariz. we plan to attend some games and also drive over to the grand canyon. ... (12 replies)
... You won't be perfectly recovered yet, but just flying there, hanging out, and flying back should be fine 8 months out. What are you planning to do while in AZ? ... (12 replies)
... i also thought of leaving car, bussing up and flying back, but airport is over 2 hours through the city anyway, plus time waiting for luggage. so seems the benefit is lost. ... (20 replies)
PTT and travel
Mar 16, 2008
... I'm sorry! I didn't mean you would be in BED for six weeks, just that for the first six weeks you will need to still elevate to control pain and swelling. That is why flying would be difficult unless it is a very short flight. If you can easily elevate at work then that makes a big difference. ... (17 replies)
... Hot mess about describes it. That's why you don't tear 2 ligaments, 2 tendons and the achilles and delay surgery 5 years. I was braced all that time and the one time I went out without a brace to get my infant niece from the car my ankle went completely under and everything tore again, leading to surgery. ... (27 replies)
Jun 29, 2015
... Yes the process is totally normal! don't expect much yet, and do all you can to keep the swelling needs to be exactly what the doctor says. Don't push yourself until you are in screaming pain... ... (5 replies)
PT and Walking!
Jan 16, 2015
... Or how poorly set up some places are for people who are disabled. One office that I go to every week had a step up and then another inch or two step up that I couldn't get my crutches on so I had to conquer the entire thing in one leap. ... (29 replies)
... ce I continued to tear them again with multiple sprains ranging from minor to severe. However I also had 2 badly torn ligaments so those had a lot to do with it and I don't know how bad the instability would have been with just the tendon tears. I was told that I could delay surgery until I was ready. ... (2 replies)
... Well tomorrow I get my cast off which I'm VERY excited about! It's been quite cold here in Shanghai and I absolutely cannot find a sock or cast cover that goes over my toes! I'm going into my boot tomorrow and I'll wear that until Jan 23 when I start PWB. ... (9 replies)
... I injured my ankle more than 4 months ago and none of the conservative measures worked so now my doctor recommends surgery. The soonest they can get me in is July 30th. ... (0 replies)

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