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Broken calcenaus
May 19, 2017
... started the next day for me. After being so inactive for weeks my body just wasn't used to the physical exercise and I ached all over. The body aches have gotten better during the week. But the foot pain did not. I am not putting as much weight on it as I originally did. ... (1 replies)
... after distraction. To start with though it did seem better but surrounding muscles, ligaments, tendons, were weak and painful. Now they appeared to have strengthened but the ankle joint itself is not sounding good. ... (12 replies)
... be gone, at least for now, for the first time in 10 years and my extension is starting to get pretty excellent. I'm wondering if i might ironically end up with a better foot than i used to have, although maybe that's asking too much. ... (2 replies)

... Please keep in mind my surgery was done for a different reason than yours and I have another health issue that created more difficulties. ... (8 replies)
... This is the first week where i have been without the wheelchair or crutches entirely. I've moved over to cane assisted walking. That includes all of the days menial tasks from going to the bathroom to cooking, or buying food. ... (2 replies)
... I am about 14 months post op and it's decision time. All of my pain is still the same and lately it has been even more swollen and unstable than usual. At this point I really want to get better and pain free and if the surgery will help me I will go along with it. ... (6 replies)
... it is miles better than crutches! ... (16 replies)
... Calc fractured 9 weeks ago, ct showed communities displaced fracture involving st and cc joints, the height of calc was preserved and no fat pad injury. Surgery with 2 plates 10 screws about 7.5 weeks ago. Now before surgery intense ice, compression and elevation, my foot was not too badly swollen by day of surgery. So was put in cam walking boot nwb, I used a knee scooter to... (0 replies)
... It's not easy to come off crutches and could be several weeks. ... (9 replies)
... I'm using a knee scooter and would love any suggestions to help relieve the pain in the back of my knee after using it. While it is MUCH better than crutches, I'm a heavy person and don't want to end up with knee issues. ... (8 replies)
... Hey Coastie, glad to hear your are ambulatory again. It's not as much fun when it hurts but better than crutches. I'm always amazed to read the recovery prescriptions from various doctors doing allograft procedures. ... (15 replies)
... You may want to check out the IWalk 2.0. I'm 3weeks after surgery, calcaneus fracture titanium plate, screws etc. I've found it to be so much better than crutches, it gives you your hands back when walking. ... (10 replies)
... sold it for what I paid. My supposedly goog ankle is questionable as to whether that will need surgery down the road but if so I will look for another resale. Crutches were just used getting off my knee walker and into the car. ... (8 replies)
... so much better than crutches. ... (8 replies)
... I teach from my knee scooter or wheelchair. It's absolutely exhausting and quite painful at times. Normal activities take 4x longer than normal when on a knee scooter, but it's better than crutches! ... (4 replies)
... Hopping is hard on the good leg... I will have drivers for probably two weeks at least because I'm still NWB. I also have crutches but I find them hard to use and tough on the armpits and wrists...and am terrified to try them on stairs, hence the fannying or hopping. Any other advice? ... (0 replies)
... You may find some new things to do. The knee scooter is fun, especially on hard floors in larger spaces. It is not so great on carpet or in tight areas, but better than crutches. Get a basket on front to tote around all of your gadgets. I bought mine on ebay, butt some medical supply places rent them. ... (4 replies)
... I had a different procedure than you, but hope my experiences can help. ... (48 replies)
... it was fantastic! SO much better than the dreaded giant black CAM boot. I'll never wear that to bed again. ... (13 replies)
... a month for me to have it. SO much better than crutches, and a wheelchair! You should get one! ... (77 replies)

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