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... Hi! I have had 2 surgeries and the first one wasnt extremely successful, but worked for a bit. I have failed by it below because ultimately it did fail, BUT it wasn't one of these horror stories you read a lot about on here. ... (48 replies)
PTTD Surgery
Apr 22, 2012
... over the counter" PTTD brace about a year ago. I found that it caused me more problems after I used it than I had before I tried it. Sometimes you only need to blow it up a little. ... (27 replies)
... The ankle's coming along pretty good, asking for ice right now, but pretty good overall. I have sprained it several times and it was FULL of scar tissue. ... (77 replies)

... I chickened out again. I went for a 3rd opinion. The new Dr I went to see suggested to get a new Arizona brace made. ... (19 replies)
... If you ever need to vent you know I am here for you as you are for me. So glad we met. You have made me feel so much better. ... (113 replies)
... I am 17 months post of PTTD surgery. You really should NOT consider surgery until you go for a second and preferably third opinion. If your doctor danced around the issue and told you to decide, I would be very hesitant to use him. ... (8 replies)
... If your mri was normal, what is he basing his reccomendation for surgery on? ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for your input. I am really worried about the pain. I am scheduled to stay overnight. How much help did you have when you got home? ... (13 replies)
... Oh and by the way, I found a great brace for foot drop. It's the ToeOFF brace from Allard. I looked at all the other braces and decided to go with the ToeOFF. It's amazing what you can do in this brace. ... (1 replies)
... culation is impaired and the foot is colder than my good one. I still have to lift my foot up so as not to trip when I walk, although I have not worn my foot up brace for a long time now. I have to use a walking stick if I want to walk any distance. ... (48 replies)
... I have an ASO brace and orthotics. ... (13 replies)
... don't need a brace because the fusion makes my foot immobile side to side. From what I've read on this board most with the osteotomy do wear a brace for a while. I'm still healing so I don't have the perspective of being pain free yet. I don't regret having it done. But I'm not "happy" yet. ... (18 replies)
... ere and have to return to a physically demanding jobs early tend to have problems. My job requires me to be active, but nothing like your job. I am able to sit for twenty minutes at a time. When I first went back to work after 4 months, the doctor had me wear a boot the first few weeks to protect the foot. ... (25 replies)
... er. MY doctor had me NWB 8 weeks, followed by close to two months in a aircast any time my foot was on the ground. When I transitioned to a shoe, I wore an ASO brace for a few weeks. ... (6 replies)
... d the surgery. My job is in a hospital as a respiratory therapist. We are on our feet the entire shift and moving fast. Due to the nature of my job, I was out for four months post op. Honestly, it took me that long to feel comfortable walking. Even with that it was hard the first couple of weeks. ... (6 replies)
... to the bench. Not because I'm weak or anything but because my foot could not handle carrying that extra weight. I had to go back to using machines to lift again for a while. Biking is good though. ... (32 replies)
... I returned to work at 4 months post op. In my job I have to be on my feet all day and very mobile. For my returning to work has had its ups and downs. Due to being on my feet, the aso is not working as well as it should. ... (98 replies)
... London chap, my doctor was also very cautious. I was NWB for almost 9 weeks and then for about 10 weeks, anytime I was walking, I had my aircast on. ... (149 replies)
... Several people on this board have had flat foot reconstruction surgery. I was on disability for four months because my job requires me to be prety mobile. ... (5 replies)
... The brace laces up and goes a few inches above the ankle. It has two straps, one on either side. You wrap the straps in a figure 8 to provide the foot with support. ... (113 replies)

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