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... Well good news...no bone infection!!!! I do have an infection but they think cleaning and antibiotics should clean it up fast.... ... (5 replies)
... So my heel still isn't healed from my screw removal on July 22nd. I started to get extreme discomfort and pain last night that i knew wasn't normal. ... (5 replies)
... I had a bone infection in my calcaneus. I was hospitalized for 4 nights, in which I had the screw removed from my heel and 2 debridement surgeries. Also got my PICC line and was put on vancomycin and cefapine.. I had the PICC for 6 weeks.. ... (36 replies)

... hen all of a sudden I could no longer transfer from the bed to the wheelchair. I'd collapse as soon as I put weight on the other foot. Turns out it was a massive infection and I nearly lost the leg three times in a few weeks. Supposedly I had multiple surgeries to clean it out, but I don't remember any of it. TG I guess. ... (7 replies)
Heel Implant?
Feb 21, 2011
... Sorry to hear about your daughter. Shortly after I posted this I got another infection which sent me to the hospital. While I was in the ER, the head for the Wound Care Center happened to be there. ... (8 replies)
Heel Implant?
Feb 21, 2011
... My daughter (17 years) is also Spina Bifida case and wears an AFO. She is suffering with chronic heel ulcer (right heel) like you for last 3 years. Nothing has helped. She was independent and managing well before this. But this is making her wheelchair bound. I would be really grateful if you could give suggestions and help. Rajeev Ginodia (8 replies)
... In Feb 2009 my husband fell from a ladder, shattering his heel bone which caused injury to his subtalar joint. He had immediate surgery, with a plate and 16 pins inserted. ... (2 replies)
... up visit, he said it was solid and gave me permission to walk on the entire foot instead of just heel weight bear. ... (9 replies)
Heel Implant?
Aug 4, 2008
... Spina Bifida. I have drop foot on my left side but able to walk with an AFO brace. Lost all sensation from the knee down and as a result I had a blister on my heel about 5 years ago and it turned into a full blown bone infection. My fat pad in my heel almost completely disinegrated. ... (8 replies)
... I broke my right heel into 5 large pieces and pulverized quite a bit of the softer inside bone. I was hiking and jumped down about 8 feet onto a boulder. ... (88 replies)
... uh oh. I didn't phrase the bit about heel placement well. You SHOULD always keep the heel suspended and not resting on anything. ... (7 replies)
... This could lead to a site infection or, worse, a bone infection. ... (7 replies)
... s to why I am in so much pain 6 months post op. He said this shouldn't be the case and he owned up that he really doesn't know. He assured me that it isn't the bone not uniting and that the bone will definitely heal and he has never had one that didn't. ... (28 replies)
... you don't want an infection in a healing heelbone fracture. Not to scare you, but that's the kind of thing that can cause you to lose a foot. See your doc and get that taken care of. ... (3 replies)
... I'm walking after a bad heel fracture and things are getting better. ... (3 replies)
... The pain has localized to where the docs went in for the fusion on top of the foot and along the back of the heel, basically the Achilles's heel area. ... (1 replies)
... on the back of my heel 3 weeks after surgery. The incision completely opened after they removed the stitches and became a crater the size of a silver dollar. ... (46 replies)
Broken heel :(
Oct 18, 2012
... overing from foot reconstruction and I am in my 8th week. I use ice as well as heat, maybe you could give that a try. I had a screw put into my heel, and the heel was moved over. My heel is still sore. Massage and touch your heel to desensitize it and the soreness will decrease. ... (7 replies)
... While in there taking all of my hardware out, they did a bone biopsy, cultured it, and found that it was positive for a staph in infection. I was diagnosed with osteomyelitis. ... (37 replies)
Toe Fusion
Mar 26, 2012
... I was never NWB. I guess the plate and screws act as a splint while the foot is healing. I was able to heel weight bear as much as I could for the first six weeks. I was able to put weight on the front of my foot at six weeks. ... (35 replies)


Associated Tags: calcaneus, calcaneus fracture, comminuted calcaneal fracture heel, shattered heel, subtalar joint, subtalar joint fracture

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