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... 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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... Dawn... my calf muscle shrunk.... but I was told due to the lengthening, it would be smaller... I don't have any morning pain or swelling.... did you have pain and swelling after your cast.... or did the pain only startup again after you started pt? I will say I haven't regained full control of all of my toes yet.... I'm going to try more weight bearing today. (31 replies)
... ardless of motion or pressure. I do have good days and the mornings are always better than the afternoons and evenings so then I have moments of panic where I am like "am I rushing into surgery? ... (6 replies)
... I would consider my surgery a complete success if I could walk a few miles pain free, wear shoes and not have them collapse like that school teacher I remember from The Little Rascals, use a treadmill for walking, and also be able to stand for a couple hours if need be. ... (31 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)

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