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... My doctor put me in an air cast for now. ... (0 replies)
... They referred me to an orthopedic surgeon who did no further test, acted like it was no big deal despite that after a week I still had extreme pain, swelling and could bear NO weight. He took off my temporary cast and put me in a boot. ... (1 replies)
... e nose always! I worked 5 hrs Mon and 9 hrs Tues. I went in today, but I left at noon because my foot was swollen and needing a break. I still can't walk in my boot without using 1 crutch. But it gets a bit easier every day. I'm just taking it slow and listening to what my body tells me is too much. ... (24 replies)

... Today they took the stitches out. Ouch. Wow! I look like I was the victim of a shark attack! ... (24 replies)
... are pretty protective, I still got scared when I put weight on it! Now I am walking in my boot without any help from a crutch. ... (24 replies)
... Keep up the good healing Phleslie! I'm glad you're not needing the pain meds any longer! I am surprised about your Doc not doing the cast, but I'm sure every doc has their own protocols. Let me know how your appointment goes! (24 replies)
... I go to see the Dr on Wednesday. I am not sure but I think that he doesn't cast me. I could be wrong but I believe he has a little different philosophy on this. I will still be non weight bearing but in the boot. ... (24 replies)
... I get my cast off on Weds!!! I am counting the hours! Then I'm in a boot for a while. Then Physical therapy starts when I can finally wear two shoes and walk without the boot! It takes so long! ... (24 replies)
Brostrom Procedure
May 31, 2017
... each week until I was fully weight bearing with that boot at 8 weeks. The first surgery I was able to transition quite quickly into the shoe, but my second surgery took another month or so until I could ditch the boot. ... (6 replies)
... erall I am happy I did the surgery because I was unable to walk without that pain. I am a moderately active person and have been gradually working my way up. I like the elliptical or riding a bike right now. ... (5 replies)
... I'm just playing a waiting and healing game right now. My cast comes off a week from Weds! If everything is healed well on xrays, I go into the boot for 6 was. I went back to work last week. My step daughter takes me and picks me up. I cannot wait to drive again! ... (24 replies)
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. ... (6 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)

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