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... I started PT at about 10 weeks as soon as my xrays showed bone healing. I went for 2 months 2x a week and I LOVED it. I was very nervous like you and when I started I was in a boot and very pain sensitive. ... (5 replies)
... Is Evans the one when they insert a bone wedge on the outer side of your foot? ... (70 replies)
... I have had an Evan's osteotomy done on both of my feet for PTTD. ... (1 replies)

... The bone graft changed the shape of the foot and created an arch. ... (5 replies)
... vate when I could, but it was doable. Everyone is a little different in what they can tolerate. My dr initially told me I'd only need 1 week off, but I planned for more. You will have to find out what you can tolerate once you have surgery. ... (16 replies)
... I have had both feet fixed with the tendon debridement and Evans osteotomy (bone wedge put in outside of foot). I am almost 1 yr post-op on my left foot and had numbness in the last two toes. As the swelling went down consistently and healing began, I gained feeling again in the pinkie toe. However, the 2nd to last toe has not fully gained feeling yet. My dr told me the... (16 replies)
Cast Away Day!
Mar 11, 2008
... The bone wedge is being held in by tension, since it's inbetween 2 pieces of my heel bone. My surgeon opts for that method vs. putting in a wire or screw, but others do it differently. My other foot healed great and so far, this one is healing the way it should. ... (30 replies)
... thanks for replying sunny, i saw yours and others' threads and i was trying to compare the injury to the recovery. to see where i should be at i guess. ... (18 replies)
... Sounds like a tendon transfer for sure if your tendon is torn. ... (4 replies)
... I didn't have the heel moved and pinned, but did have posterior tibial tendon repair and an Evans osteotomy, which involves putting a bone wedge in on the outside of the foot to straighten things out. I was in a splint for 2 wks, a fiberglass cast for 4 wks and a walking boot for 4 wks. ... (18 replies)
... and then a walking boot for 4 wks. I'm not sure what the timeline is for the arthrodesis...but there are others on this board who have had it done and will fill you in, I'm sure. I live in an apt building with stairs, like you. ... (8 replies)
... Yes I had calcaneal osteotomy instead of screwing it he used a wedge and packed it with crushed bone. ... (6 replies)
... hoping he made the right decision because I certainly don't want to do this again,. He did the osteotomy on the outside of the foot, the column lengthening, or Evans osteotomy, along with the tendon transfer. ... (6 replies)
... Like you I had pronation problems and bone spurs in my big toe joint. It turns out that the bone spurs were the least of my problems although they bothered me the most for awhile...I ended up having surgery to reconstruct my foot 10 weeks ago. ... (27 replies)
... The "translational" or "sliding" calcaneal osteotomy is not merely a wedge or chip of bone insertion like the Evans. ... (61 replies)
... they follow. Then to compensate the thigh bone rotates outward... there go the hips. Then all the butt muscles spasm and you can get sciatica, piriformis syndrome, etc. ... (12 replies)
... Thank you very much for responding to my inquiries about the Dwyer Osteotomy and Achilles Tendon Lengthening. I had a total misunderstanding of the healing process. ... (151 replies)
... I had a similar surgery to yours but not the Dywer. I had the Evans osteotomy. Both involve cutting a wedge out of the heel, the achilles release, and the tendon tack down. ... (151 replies)
... I had the Evans Procedure which is a wedge of cadaver bone put into the outside of the heel to lenghten the outside of the foot and force the instep to pop up into an arch. ... (70 replies)
... rays to see how the graft was doing. My first foot I went into a fiberglass cast and the second I had a boot, both for 4 weeks. ... (25 replies)


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