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... I have had 2 brostrom type procedures on my right foot, the first was a basic brostrom and the second was a lateral ligament reconstruction with cadaver tendon and peroneal repair but both had similar recoveries. ... (4 replies)
... Escalating foot pain for the past five months. The past two months it felt like walking around on a mild sprain. The pain and swelling got worse, the recovery times less and, on my own, I took off of work for basically all of July to rest it. ... (3 replies)
... Hi, I had a subtalar fusion done on 20th April. I was in a plaster cast for 6 weeks, then a boot, and non weight bearing for 8 weeks. ... (8 replies)

... I was put in a circular fibreglass cast right after the surgery and was allowed weight bearing as tolerated immediatly after the surgery. Stayed NWB for maybe three days, then PWB with crutches for about a week, and then FWB. ... (4 replies)
... I did have a lot of pain and required pain meds for the first 4 weeks. ... (4 replies)
... I hope everyone is having a wonderful day and pain free. ... (2 replies)
... Hang in there. I broke both heels last August and it can be the most frustrating when people are pushing you and you are in pain. You need to do what you can. It's very difficult when you feel like the people around you do not understand what you are going through. ... (8 replies)
... Hang in there. Although I didn't have your exact surgery I did have flatfoot reconstruction surgery and at 9 wks was not great. I too was in a boot at that point and on crutches. Little by little you will get better. At 3 months I was finally okay in a boot without the crutches. ... (4 replies)
... That's just it, I've tried walking with the crutches and it's excruciating. My Doctor and my husband are pushing me to more, but I'm only 5 weeks out and I really just don't feel ready. They're both making me feel as if I'm some sort of wimp or that I'm milking this, and I'm not! ... (8 replies)
Jul 18, 2017
... I am 56 and had the surgery 7 weeks ago. If you take the pain meds round the clock it is managed and you will probably sleep most of the time. I needed the meds for about 10 days. Then nothing. ... (3 replies)
... Thanks! I get mad that my ankle and foot swell so much because that limits me from walking normally. Time....time heals all. LOTS of time. This foot has been more challenging than the other one. ... (24 replies)
... Today I was told that I can sleep without the boot!!! I am so happy because it was rubbing on my incisions and I couldn't get comfortable. I can also start by putting 50 lbs of weight on it with the boot and crutches. I will call the local PT and try to get in next week. ... (24 replies)
... I understand the discomfort in the weight and bulkiness of the boot. I had both legs in them for 12 weeks and had to sleep with them for most of that. ... (1 replies)
... healed. Doc was very pleased with that, so I'm only having to be in the boot for 3 wks instead of 6! I'm able to drive finally as of last Sat! I take the boot off to drive, then put it back on when I get where I'm going. It feels do good to have my freedom back! ... (24 replies)
... Pheslie, I'm sorry that your meds make you so dizzy! I'd hate that! I am narcotic sensitive...I get so itchy and can only sleep if I also take Benedryl which makes me sleepy and helps with the itchiness. I was given a synthetic narcotic. It was great... ... (24 replies)
... Sorry to hear you're having more troubles with your ankle. I had a Brostrom repair surgery in Aug 2016 and had an easy recovery compared to some other experiences I've read on here. I was immediately placed in an aircast boot and allowed weight bearing as tolerated. ... (5 replies)
Brostrom Procedure
May 31, 2017
... After my Brostrom repair in August 2016 I was allowed weight bearing immediately after surgery and was in a tall Aircast boot. I was on crutches for about 5 days, then 1 crutch for a week, and walking from there on. ... (6 replies)
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... Get the walking boot, it's cumbersome but it is good protection for a sensitive and healing leg. I needed crutches for a couple of weeks with my walking boot until the pain subsided and I could walk with out them. Get into physio and do the exercises like your life depended on it! ... (2 replies)
... only having it taken off to get the stitches out then a new cast back on, in 2 weeks when the cast comes off I have been told I need either a splint or a walking boot but have no idea what to expect, is it difficult walking after? ... (2 replies)

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