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... It's hurting a bit but from tendons rather than heel itself and feels like i am not walking with all my foot on ground, but mentally its a breakthrough. ... (14 replies)
... Go to a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon that specializes in foot and ankle surgery. If you are working with someone that really knows what they are doing, it will cut down on the worrying because you will learn what needs to be done to correct the problem. Then you just have to follow instructions and do what is necessary. (4 replies)
... I'm finally seeing an orthopedic surgeon near my school this week about my issue. Last time I saw him was in December, and he'd said that I'd be better in no time. ... (4 replies)

... Both surgeries I was nwb for 4 weeks and then slowly transitioned to walking in a boot without crutches by week 8. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Jumper, thanks for your reply, I was told to start weight bearing from 6 weeks, which I thought was a bit soon but OS said he likes his patients to start early so have been trying steadily since then around the house,I had a hospital app yesterday and have been told to try to loose the crutches now with no restrictions on getting around , He said I may need fusion some time... (12 replies)
Ankle sprains
Aug 1, 2017
... and even then I could bear weight on it, didn't need any crutches and did sports just a few days afterwards with the ankle taped. ... (7 replies)
... ankles to heal. Please don't get discouraged. Try to look at it month by month rather than day to day. ... (4 replies)
... I still can't take more than a step without pain. ... (15 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)

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