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... going problems. ART is not necessarily pleasant but it doesn't last long. My sessions were maybe 15 min at most but they can make that scar tissue break up. Good luck, hope it works well for you. ... (1 replies)
... nd surgery done by a orthopedic surgeon,, HELPFUL advice here.. ... (1 replies)
... Breaking up scar tissue is super important. My original injury was in 1976. In 1986 I had surgery to remove spurs and had about a 1 inch scar right in the very front of my ankle. ... (7 replies)

... ultrasound, e stim, whirlpool, foot massage, traction, etc. ... (8 replies)
DeepTissue Massage
Dec 30, 2005
... He was using the thumbs in a rotating motion....before surgery they did it in physical therapy...I guess that is the best place to learn. Apparently it helps with the scar tissue issue as well as other things. ... (3 replies)
... on June 13th. My big toe is still stiff even after 3 weeks of therapy. I am now one week post op bunionectomy on my left foot. ... (4 replies)
4 month check-in
Oct 12, 2015
... without a cast due to nerve issues. I had a difficult time going from NWT to PWB and was starting to get concerned that I'd never be able to get walking again. After 2 weeks of PWB with no progress, I started intense PT.... ... (1 replies)
... I was really afraid of PT because I didn't start until I was 11 weeks out and had had a lot of time to scar and had very limited ROM by that time. ... (52 replies)
... walking basically in circles instead of forward when my vision was blocked and I had to do something else at the same time so that I couldn't just think about my foot placement. ... (6 replies)
Scar Tissue
Jun 17, 2009
... I haven't had this type of surgery but have had both ankles repaired after breaking them plus my back as well. It will take a full year to fully recover as much as you can. ... (23 replies)
... I had pretty extensive bunion surgery 6 weeks ago. I was told no weight bearing on foot for 3 weeks. At 3 weeks, I had the pin and stitches taken out and was told to start walking and going to PT. ... (32 replies)
... tissue breakdown by massage. My therapist was ruthless when it came to breaking down my scar tissue, and I'm so grateful. ... (8 replies)
... breaking down the scar tissue and he was able to get some flexibiliy out of it. ... (94 replies)
... eth time and then by the time i had surgery they had scarred together but the scar tissue kept them out of position and they frequently would tear or it would get more inflamed and the clicking would worsen and I'd fall yet again. ... (20 replies)
... having good support and I had mild PTTD. I wound up with a podiatrist who at least got that straightened out and who caught the ligament tears and said I needed surgery eventually, when I got around to it. I waited 4. ... (10 replies)
... The feeling of crushed glass or sharp rocks sounds like it could possibly be Plantar Fascitis. Has your doctor or PT said anything about that? (9 replies)
... I am wondering if any of you may have had this same surgery and are further along than 4 months post op and can give me some feedback on some things I am experiencing at this phase. ... (9 replies)
... mainly because I can flex my foot in every way with no pain at all. It just feels I could not even do it a pinch of the way that I am doing now before the surgery with my torn tendon. ... (42 replies)
... I just had my fourth and final surgery for a crushed ankle, and I realized I have not recorded the history of it anywhere. ... (0 replies)
... I'm so glad the board has been able to help you! It has been a source of encouragement and help for me too! I feel like I'm not going through this surgery alone and that the people on this board really "get" it as far as the pain and what to do and what not to do! Hang in there! ... (124 replies)


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