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... Here's the kicker, I'm terrified to go back to the surgeon and no other surgeon will touch this. ... (5 replies)
... ut I will happily deal with that over the crying all the time. He said it would take about two or three days for the med to completely leave my system and get me back to my normal crazy fun loving self...I am looking forward to that.. ... (7 replies)
... e been trying to get off the hard painkillers the last couple days and am now just on Tylenol. I'm still very sore and its difficult, trying to put weight on my surgery foot. ... (11 replies)

... I have noticed myself going down the "poor me" trail lately.I am 2 weeks post a " foot reconstruction" . When I saw the 6 inscisions on Tuesday when they put on the cast, I really wanted to cry. The biggest depressing element for me has been the performance of friends. Some of my really"good" friends have disappointed me beyond measure. I am making a conscious effort to focus... (31 replies)
... I remember going through this with both of my surgeries. When I got in the partial weight bearing to full weight bearing phase, it was almost worse than when I was non-weight bearing. It hurt to walk and yet I knew I needed to do it to get my strength back. I know it might be hard to see now, but you will get through this. Just keep (literally) putting one foot in front of... (4 replies)
... replacements. The wheelchair didn't work for me... Sadly, my operation turned out to be a lot more involved than was expected. I am now dealing with shoulder, back and knee issues on top of trying to recover from all the foot surgery problems. ... (3 replies)
... Yes all normal ! Fell backwards off a warehouse shelf at 15 feet , shattering right calcaneus into 20+ pieces. Dr said went together well. 4 months after I was walking , biking , pretty normal stuff but never got past this unbearable morning stiffness and pain right above the heel and right below the ankle bone . X ray revealed damaged cartilage from the subtalar joint . Had... (14 replies)
... ed my calcaneous 6 months ago and have had so many set backs its overwhelming, however there is light at the end of the tunnel. Yes its "normal" for some form of depression to kick in. We are only human, you have to keep your mind and body occupied. I did puzzles and researched my family tree. ... (14 replies)
... Upon returning back to the states, I had to wait until Sept 14 for the swelling to subside. They put 6 screws and that's about all I know regarding the surgery process. ... (14 replies)
... what i had done is in my signature so not sure how we compare. i had to have surgery because everything was mush. even a brace could not help me function normally. ... (14 replies)
... reased pain, and the past 2 days quite a bit of swelling...just like around the 3rd week. What the heck...After my 4 hours at work each day I've been flat on my back with my "toes above nose" and ice packs under my knee again. Just about in tears but keep plugging along. ... (8 replies)
... Thank you both for sharing your stories. I'm so sorry Keri445 you lost the ability to continue following your passion and at a very young age. Have you found another activity you can participate in that brings you some level of joy comparable to dance/gymnastics? Your experience is my biggest fear with this surgery. On the one hand I am blessed to have been able to hike and... (12 replies)
... You are not alone! Although my situation is different in terms of age and issues, I think some of the feelings are similar. When foot surgery is combined with anxiety and depression it is a source to be reckoned with! Not being able to do something active to decrease anxiety is tough. ... (4 replies)
... week check up he told me I can go weight bearing as tolerated for 4 weeks and then begin transitioning back into a regular shoe. ... (8 replies)
... Deb, I am about 4 weeks behind you and I know exactly what you mean about going back into the boot. I got out of the boot 2 weeks ago, and i am still having a lot of pain in my foot when I walk in a shoe. ... (10 replies)
... emming from the accident or a fall, I needed a Brostrom. I have another month of rehab for this and won't be out of rehab until beginning of January 2014. THIS surgery caused me a very large depression and another round of hysterics. I seriously contemplated sawing it off altogether. Hey! ... (6 replies)
... Hello every one , I have been searching the health boards for information as to the surgery i was going to have done and found some wonderful information about it and things to help me try to get through this. ... (1 replies)
... relatively pain free until about 14 months ago when my PTT started to swell and cause pain. After exhausting all conservative options, I am scheduled for PTTD surgery on Thursday, August 15th. ... (69 replies)
... Fenn, Thank you for your info and words of encouragement. Depression is exactly what I am worried about. I've been depressed since Dad's death. I am getting better, but I am not there yet. ... (8 replies)
... trying to move my scooter around. I lost my balance and went down hard on the front of my cast while bouncing it up and down trying to regain my balance and get back on the scooter. I really scared myself, but hopefully didn't do much harm. ... (52 replies)


Associated Tags: anxiety, calcaneal osteotomy, depression, fdl tendon transfer, post operation, pttd, pttd surgery, sadness

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