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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. ... (21 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)

... 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)
... office for eight weeks, although I worked at home with leg upnfor most of that time. It's now six months later and I am not comfortable standing or walking more than a few minutes, so returning to a job where u stand on cement floors may be difficult for quite a while. ... (7 replies)
... of the time. I have chairs all around the house to kneel on and a knee walker to keep my foot up and to me these are also more comfortable than crutching around with a dangling foot. ... (149 replies)
... though it's still not fully flat so not sure how I'm ever supposed to walk with it in this position, but it's much better than it was so at least I can stand without feeling like I'll fall over! ... (27 replies)


Associated Tags: 5th metatarsal, calcaneus, calcaneus (heel bone) fractures, crutches, foot surgery, recovery, sore armpit, triple arthrodesis

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