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... 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)
... e it in me, have the strength and spirit to go through this painful recovery of walking again. The downtime right after surgery and a couple months after in the cast and boot were a breeze for me, yes a complete BREEZE compred to the agony that came when I had to use the new "fixed" foot and walk on it. ... (5 replies)
... and full recovery takes a year or better, it's true! I was NWB for 7 was in a cast, then put in the boot. I hated that darn boot. I started PT as soon as the cast came off. I liked PT, it always made me feel stronger. ... (31 replies)

... At 15 weeks I was still in a boot and only doing simple, NWBing PT. In total I had nearly 4.5 months of PT. ... (5 replies)
... Wow, that does sound like a long recovery! ... (7 replies)
... ent was to slightly change casting positions every 2 weeks. At 6 weeks he wiggled it very slightly to see how tight the repairs were. At 10 weeks when my final cast came off he let me move it myself for the first time. ... (7 replies)
... rays were tough was light headed but not in pain. Swelling was not down enough for a cast so went back home in another splint. Spent more time elevating and ice to get swelling down. ... (4 replies)
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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)


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