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Bone Stimulator
Mar 14, 2009
... I had a bone stimulator that I had to use for 20 min daily. Thankfully due to the bone stimulator and 6 wks of NWB on crutches, I didn't have to have surgery. It formed a union. So I feel the stimulator worked well. Hope it does for you too! ... (14 replies)
... I think that when you get the bone stimulator, your healing process should speed up. I know it worked wonders for me. ... (22 replies)
... nkle daily but have not been as good about this in the last couple of weeks as I should have been. My PT highly recommends doing so each evening. I was given a bone stimulator right after my initial surgery and I used it daily for almost three months. ... (16 replies)

... I had the Exogen bone stimulator 8 years ago when they were just coming out. It was a once a day 20 min use with the gel, etc. ... (15 replies)
... As far as thr bone stimulator. ... (2 replies)
... She started using an electrical bone stimulator last week. ... (8 replies)
Bone Stimulator
Aug 1, 2008
... tor and i have no idea why this is happening. I am sorry i dont mean to freak you out. I am a very rare case. I am young and healthy and everything should have worked but it didnt. I have experience in bone stimulaters though. and yes everbody is right they are very easey and painless. ... (8 replies)
Bone Stimulator
Jul 30, 2008
... it doesnt hurt at all and i think i used it 30 minutes a day. its worth a try as long as you dont have to pay for it out of pocket. i cant even tell you if it worked or not. ... (8 replies)
... I am glad to hear you are doing very well and the bone stimulator worked for you. You must be feeling very happy. The more you do, the stronger your foot will get, of course don't over do it and be careful. ... (99 replies)
... In 2001 I was in Myrtle Beach on vacation and fell going down the stairs and dislocated my ankle and also cracked the bone at the lower end of the long bone where it meets the ankle. Fortunately, we were there with extended family and there were four doctors. One of them decided it had to be set immediately. ... (22 replies)
... do fast and in you're in a lot of pain. I broke my 5th met a few years ago. I was on crutches for 6 weeks. My doctor elected to not cast me so that I could use a bone stimulator every day. The catch was I wasn't allowed to so much as touch my toes to the floor for those 6 wks. ... (1 replies)
... My doctor decided not to cast me as long as I promised to not even so much as touch the tip of my toes to the floor. The reason is because he wanted me to use a bone stimulator to help increase the blood flow to help it form a union so I wouldn't have to have a pin put in. It worked thankfully! ... (4 replies)
... Well, maybe I didn't fracture my foot, or at least not to the degree you did, then. I was able to limp (although painfully) until I got to the hospital. For the first few days, though, my foot was basically very swollen and numb, so initially the pain wasn't that bad. Last time I got the x-rays my foot and ankle were still quite swollen (even on the 2nd set), so I'm... (31 replies)
... avoid surgery, so he made a deal that as long as I didn't even so much as touch the tip of my big toe to the floor, he wouldn't cast me and then I had to use the bone stimulator twice a day. It worked though and I didn't have to have a pin! Whew! ... (31 replies)
Broken Fibula
Nov 29, 2011
... Hi! I'm sorry you are going through this! Although I have not broken my fibula, I did break my 5th met and had to have a bone stimulator for it to heal. It worked for me and it formed a union. ... (3 replies)
... I agree with J9879. The Exogen is a great bone stimulator. It worked well for my 5th met fracture. ... (10 replies)
... r, like yours, it didn't get better, swelling didn't go down. I did get to a point where I could walk, but not without pain. I was dating an athletic trainer who worked for an orthopedic surgeon and he kept trying to get me in to see him. Stubborn here thought it would heal. ... (7 replies)
... At week 10 I worked up to doing planks and pushing my foot up agains a wall to work though what I though was extensive scar tissue. ... (0 replies)
... I had what my doc called a Bunionectomy and Osteotomy done in July for stage 2-3 Hallux Limitus. To give a little history, I was in moderate pain in both feet with the right being the worst. After seeing a Podiatrist and trying Nsaids, steriods, physical therapy, and injectioins(worked for couple months at a time), we discussed surgery. Being that I am young (40) and active,... (3 replies)
... cuneiform fusion which never healed correctly and I ended up with a revision using iliac bone graft. Luckily, that surgery worked! The bone graft site is definitely painful for the first couple of weeks, but with all the surgery you have had, I am sure you can handle it. ... (60 replies)

Associated Tags: 5th metatarsal, aircast, bone graft, bone growth stimulator, broken foot/ankle, first metatarsal, fracture, fusion, healing process, non-union, ultrasound

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