... Hi. I'm so sorry you're going through this after all the recovery steps you went through. I had my left foot done 4 yrs ago...flatfoot reconstruction, extra navicular bone removed, tendon transfer, calcaneus neck lengthening with cadaver bone graft. ... (2 replies)
... park or Disney. I have finally decided to have the surgery because I need hope that someday I may be able to do these things without worry. It may be 2 years of recovery but at least I will be able to think about that day. Right now I have no hope, just a lifetime of pain and restrictions. I need hope that I will feel better. ... (6 replies)
Hi, i am hoping that your surgery in January of this year was successful and you are healing nicely.
I have a similar story and want to know if surgery experienced by others like yourself on the ankle has favorable results.
Thank you for you reply.
Wish you a speedy recovery
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... I'm a flatfoot reconstruction alumni! I had my left foot reconstructed in February 2010...so 4 yrs ago. I had an accessory navicular bone in the arch of my foot that I was born with and it caused my arch to fall over the years.. I'm 55 yrs old, so I don't go out and run marathons or anything! ... (31 replies)
... I'm so glad to see these recovery stories. ... (12 replies)
... be concerned. At the point I wasn't able to move my ankle so im not sure if the peroneal tendon was moving at that point. Currently it basically stays over my bone now. It doesn't hurt but I'm afraid if it stays there it'll tear eventually but it also won't stay where it's supposed to. ... (8 replies)
... even with pain med and Voltren gel. The reason for my surgery is I have an extra bone in my foot, the tendon that it is attached to has let go and my foot has fallen. ... (8 replies)
... MyBigBadLeftToe, in the beginning, prior to PT, I was in agony. It was pain and not being able to move my foot from the hip. I think I did have burning in the beginning. ... (13 replies)
... gery. My PT actually started treating me for it too. It is definitely groin and was very painful. My OS checked out my hip to make sure it wasn't related to the bone graft from hip. It is s l o w l y improving. It prevented me from sleeping for the first 3 months. ... (13 replies)
... ds the best tasting green smoothies. Pineapple is considered a natural healing food when it comes to mending broken bones and apples are also very useful in the recovery stage. ... (12 replies)
... told by my podiatrist that he was not allowed to operate above the knee therefore his graft would have had to have been from the ankle. My ortho could take the bone from anywhere. My bone graft was from the hip. Although there was pain, I didn't have to worry about damaging an ankle, knee, etc. ... (10 replies)
... hundreds of times successfully. If that is in place, then it is worth it and you should get a good result. It is a long recovery, but if you have basically a new foot after one year or one year and a half, and you can do the things you used to do, then it definitely is worth it. ... (14 replies)
... Today was almost 6 weeks post op on my left foot.... flat foot reconstruction... ... (31 replies)
... our feet take all the weight of our body and then some so I would imagine that we would certainly need all the ligaments in our feet. You should see a reputable foot surgeon for your second opinion as well. btw are you diabetic? ... (4 replies)
... ly fractured my left Calcaneus on May 5, 2016 from jumping down from a gate about 12 ft high. Three weeks prior to the accident I underwent surgery to remove the bone fragments and to put 8 screws into my heel. After the surgery I was placed in a cast for 6 weeks non weight bearing. ... (4 replies)
... weeks ago May26th I had surgery for PTTD with an enlarged navicular bone. The bone was smoothed out and the damaged tendon reconstructed. Everything went according to doctors plan. ... (3 replies)
... I'm so sorry you are having pain too! This all just stinks! You should ask your PT about your cuboid bone. It is kindof uncommon but is a cause of lateral foot pain. My pain is between my heel and the fifth metatarsal bone.. It literally feels like someone is tearing that area with a fork. It was worse before... ... (7 replies)
... ightbearing for two more weeks. Six weeks total non weight bearing. Started PT when I was still in the boot nonweightbearing and they mainly worked on some basic foot exercises and leg and hip exercises. ... (7 replies)
... Hi. This is my first posting, though I've been lurking for a while. Your postings have been most helpful in general, but now I have some questions I hope you all can help me with.
Background: I'm female, retired, 66 and in relatively good general health, save having arthritis in a number of places. After an ACL tear 20 years ago, arthritis has led to one knee and two hip... (2 replies)
... pain it is done about 5 or 6 months after their operation so the bone growth is not as dense, there is a possibility that the screw can break if it is done later. ... (7 replies)