... I am doing everything I want to do. I have bad days. Standing bothers me sometimes. But I am active with the things I want to do. Sports may be an issue. Quick movements seem to bother me more. ... (4 replies)
... I also had a bad calcaneus fracture last February and a subtalar fusion 8 weeks later. I think it's normal to be anxious about starting to walk. ... (40 replies)
... very low dosage. With the calcaneus fracture, I started taking the other 10mg and it has helped. So... ... (40 replies)
... Hi. I'm new to the board. Had a very bad calcaneus fracture May 08 from car accident. ... (10 replies)
... My problem is the swelling, thats what really hinders walking and gives you pain. Its what causes you to limp as well. But in my case its usually after PT, its bad for a few days, than gets alot better. I hope one day we can get to the point where we dont have pain or very little of it. ... (6 replies)
... Hello Martine
Thank you for your message.
I am doing ok. I am back at work now and even though my job is a seated job in travel agent it still piles pressure on my foot. I am doing my exercises regularly.
I really would love to get back to the gym.
I do experience a lot of pain still too.
As for my weight I feel maybe that doesn't help me. I'm 5ft 6in and weigh 69kg... (21 replies)
... I hope you are improving. I want to tell you about my calcaneus fx. I shattered it about 45 years ago, in 1966, also my tailbone. ... (21 replies)
... On June 22nd I had a bad accident on a wave runner which resulted in a displaced calcaneus fracture of my left heel, orif. ... (16 replies)
... because of my mode of injury. The final result was a shattered calcaneus and subtalar joint and a broken L1 vertebra. ... (8 replies)
... Hello there, I shattered my heel in Sept. 2010 it was very bad also. it is 10 months now and still very painfull. Doctors don't know what to tell me exept to fuse bones together....Is there any hope for me? ... (14 replies)
... Chelle my doctor said it would be a year before the possibility of running but she left that door open and my therapist was much less optimistic. I have noticed my heel pad veers to the left and I wonder why or if this can be moved or fixed in some way?
I am walking ok short distances and the picking up the pencil with the foot is strengthening it so far. (14 replies)
... I broke my calcanues into pieces and had a fixator on my leg for a long period of time. I want so bad to be able to run a 5k again. Im determined. ANY HELP ATALL? ... (14 replies)
... foot for almost 5 months and i wanted it out so bad that i let them take it out for me in the office without any form of numbing medicine. ... (40 replies)
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... hey chelle94,
hope you are doing better by the time you read this. just wanted to let you know that your not allown. i to am sceard to the wageezes. :dizzy:, i fell down a flight of stairs on april 4th, was hospitalized, and the doctore recommended surgery, i had to wait two weeks till the swelling went down. after the surgery, the doctor told me "it was a lot worse then i... (40 replies)
... t ice or anything cold on my foot after shattering my heel and them having to pick piece of my heel out of my foot way back in 1995, depending on injury and any calcaneus fracture is bad from people i've spoken with over the years. ... (29 replies)
I just want to report 11 weeks post surgery that I feel fantastic and very optimistic about the future. At this juncture, still on crutches, no pain in my completely fractured calcaneus, stepping on my toes a little. My next Dr. appt is on Tuesday next week. This is has been the longest and dreariest road of recovery on any issue, mental or physical in my 54 year old... (40 replies)
... hey Ed,
Thank you so much for your very informative reply. Thats the kind of reply i was hoping to get on this forum so i know what is going on. Not only did it make me feel a little better, it gave me some hope in the future. As of now its been 8 1/2 weeks since the surgery and the Dr. said I am still at 0% WB, however i have an appointment with him on Wednesday so maybe... (40 replies)
... Feel free to ask questions here. There are many who offer great advice and insight to the heel fracture and recovery process on this site. We're all here to help one another thru this. ... (40 replies)
... Walking is bad idea. ... (40 replies)