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Brostrom Procedure
May 18, 2017
... Hi there... I had a Brostrom lateral procedure done 7 weeks ago. It didn't sound like there are different "levels" for the procedure depending on the injury. I had a half cast with a bandage wrap for the first week, to allow for swelling. ... (4 replies)
... I have a similar story and want to know if surgery experienced by others like yourself on the ankle has favorable results. ... (8 replies)
... I have found on this board that some doctors will let you drive sooner then others. Before surgery when I was in boot and my doctor allowed me to take boot off to drive, but not after surgery. My doctor would not let me drive until after I was out of boot after surgery. ... (2 replies)

Cast versus boot
May 31, 2016
... I found cast easier to sleep with and felt more confident that I wouldn't hurt myself! It is so much lighter also. ... (5 replies)
... I am glad to here that I am not the only one that has had this happen. It just amazed me how the pa was like its just in your head. Or I was drug seeking. ... (12 replies)
... I used the boot in Walmart longer than I probably needed it. ... (7 replies)
... my first sitting shower with my cast wrapped in two layers of garbage bags in week 3. ... (11 replies)
... Well, last night was the first night I had the cast on, as the boot was rubbing on my incisions in an awkward way. ... (21 replies)
Boot vs. Cast
Dec 29, 2012
... The perk to the cast is that it is definitely lighter like everyone else said. ... (5 replies)
Boot vs. Cast
Dec 29, 2012
... I went from the post op splint directly into the boot for 8 wks so I don't have any experience with a cast. The boot is bulky but it's not really that bad. It's nice to be able to take it off to shower and not hassle with the worry of getting it wet. ... (5 replies)
Cast Protectors
Apr 30, 2010
... These are strictly for showering only not for swimming. I tried the DryPro but had the same size issues as above. The Curad stretches to fit just about any size boot or cast. ... (4 replies)
... I am into my second week wearing the boot after cast removal. I started physical therapy on Monday and go again this Thursday. ... (100 replies)
... I had surgery on my foot and was in a splint type thing for a week and then a boot after that for months. I am very glad i was never in a cast. I think I would have went nuts. ... (6 replies)
... I am 31 years old 12 weeks post Lisfranc surgery in a boot now with 3 screws in my 1st and 2nd metas. I was in a cast after surgery for 10 weeks. While I do recommend the cast after surgery I would still ask a lot of questions to the DR about how long it is needed. ... (6 replies)
... I went into a boot after the splint the second time around. ... (6 replies)
... I am sorry that you don't have faith in your doctor. That can make all the difference. I have questioned my doc choice in the past but I have really grown to like him and feel secure with him. I ask so many questions and he is very patient and kind. As far as the boot I do feel very protected... ... (6 replies)
... and ackward. But doc explained that I had to work on some ROM and getting the foot in a 90 degree position. I still cannot bear any weight of course. I actually like the boot now. I can take it off whenever I am not up on crutches and that is wonderful! ... (6 replies)
... op. I went and got the boot and feel like it is not going to be enough support. Any advice? ... (6 replies)
... after that, he took out the stitches and then put me in a cast for 3 weeks. I was surprised, I thought it would be longer than that. ... (10 replies)
... Then, what is the adjustment to a boot like? ... (10 replies)


Associated Tags: ankle, injury, ocd, peroneal tendon, talus

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