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... 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)
... 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! ... (30 replies)
... I hope the revision will help if you do it. I hope your back is doing well too :) I wonder why infection risk goes up with a revision.... (3 replies)

... I have never had a bone stimulator. My only other fusion is in my lumbar spine and it was done about 15 yrs ago when my bones were young and still knew how to grow. ... (3 replies)
... At an appt last week the Dr told me that the TN jopint had not fused and I would need a bone stimulator for the next 8 weeks. She said if that failed to properly fuze the joint a surgical revision may me necessary. ... (1 replies)
Bone Stimulator
Jul 31, 2008
... I had to use the EBI bone stimulator for 10 hours everyday. It was a "coil" that I placed over the cast. No big deal. ... (8 replies)
... I really feel for you, ACOhio. Don't apologize for "focusing on yourself." This board is for that very reason... for us to support each other, and that includes our stories. ... (17 replies)
... and several other complications of these diseases. Our plan was tentively to have phys. therapy at 8 weeks to build me up for partial wt. ... (17 replies)
... I saw my surgeon today.....appears it's much worse. One of the plates is broken and one, possibly two of the fusions have not healed. So, it's back to the boot for me, at least for the next three months. Sometimes, he said, these things "heal themselves". ... (0 replies)
... I injured my foot training. I am a machine gunner in the Marine Corps. I didn't realize it was as bad as it was and trained on it for three more months before being unable to walk on it any longer. ... (43 replies)
... not fun. Crutches for 6 wks and a bone stimulator, but I was lucky and it formed a union so I avoided having a pin placed thankfully! I hope yours heals well! ... (4 replies)
... weight bearing for possibly 8 wks! ... (0 replies)
... As a precaution I have used a bone electromagnet healer since day 1. My doc said using it takes a couple weeks off of getting to weight bearing, which was total 9 weeks. ... (1 replies)
Bone Stimulator
Feb 25, 2009
... I had a different surgery but use a bone stimulater for three hours every day. I think it seems to help, but I can't really say because I don't know if it's that or the actual surgery doing the trick. ... (14 replies)
... union. I have been doing a bone stimulator for the past two months with, I fear, little success. The POD has ordered 6 more weeks of bone stimulator which will put me sometime in December still in the boot. I wish I could be positive for you, but I'm so ready to get out of this boot. ... (85 replies)
... I had fusion done in May, 2008. In September the POD let me out of the boot. One week later my foot was twice the size. The fusion broke and I had to go back in the boot. ... (85 replies)
... Funny, I was just getting ready to post! Thanks for remembering me. My visit was awesome! He couldn't even SEE the fracture any more. ... (21 replies)
... Stress fractures are actually the bone breaking from the inside out instead of outside in. ... (21 replies)
... Yay! FINALLY, after nine weeks and using the bone stimulator for three, my stress fracture showed some cortical thickening. Snails pace healing but at least it's finally headed in that general direction. ... (25 replies)
... I can relate to the problem you are also experiencing in regard to a non union of the bone in my foot and the hot and cold and tingling sensations. When I went to the dr after 6 weeks, he said there was no healing at all. ... (17 replies)


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