... normal now. I was in a cast from March 1 until July 9 and then a walking boot from then until Oct. 16th. All in 2007. ... (12 replies)
... I can almost feel your pain! I broke my 5th met. on my rt. foot in 2007 in Hollywood, not far from you! Your story brings me back to some of my issues. ... (12 replies)
... It's a desk job, but still I would have to get a ride there, bring all of my pillows, and sit in a somewhat uncomfortable chair. Very unlike the relative comfort I have in my home recliner. ... (12 replies)
... go that it would be 6 to 8 weeks for recovery. However, it seems that virtually all of the folks posting on this board are claiming that even after 12 weeks, pain levels are still high and many still cannot bear even partial weight. ... (12 replies)
... Had bone to 3rd toe broke and notched in late 90's. ... (0 replies)
... dizzy as I was walking up a step into my home, my legs gave out and all of my weight dropped on my foot that was on the step. As soon as it happened I knew something in my foot wasn't happy so off to the ER we went. ... (1 replies)
I've had (4) surgeries on my left foot, (5) if you count removing the hardware after the 4th surgery. The first was a bunionectomy about 8 to 10 years ago performed by a Podiatrist my primary care physician recommended. The bunion came back within 10 months. I went to several more Podiatrists for consultation and was told by (2) that due to the Metatarsal bone... (14 replies)
... On the 30th of may i broke my 2nd to 4th metatarsals and 3 weeks after the injury I found out about the ligament damage. It's weeks 5 now, I have 5 more NWB weeks left. ... (1 replies)
... I am only 5'2" and could not see over them. I stepped into mid air and broke both feet again! The Metatarsalgia started to set in about 6 years ago and has since gotten worse and worse. ... (4 replies)
... Hi all,
I'm 11 weeks post-surgery for a Lisfranc injury (orif for displaced first and second metatarsals, 3 screws inserted). The original injury happened two weeks before surgery, when I broke my foot while dancing at my wedding (oops--guess it was a good wedding). The front edge of my flat sandals caught under my foot as I was jumping to "Home for a Rest" and pulled my... (1 replies)
... of the pain. Over the years I injured and reinsured my ankles continually but never really addressed the problem. As a result, my feet, especially my left foot broke down so severely that I had no support left and would fall very easily. ... (12 replies)
... a common and treatable cause of adult acquired flatfoot. My arch completely broke down which means I had no arch any more. I heard it crunch and fell flat when I stepped off a stair backwards a few years ago. ... (30 replies)
... PTTD flat foot surgery. You can see all the main procedures at the bottom of my post. I am 61 and have always suffered from flat feet and the pain and injuries as a result of them. ... (30 replies)
... is a good place to look for a used scooter. I also ordered a commode. I had gotten one from my daughter, who had one for her spine surgery, but the she fell and broke 6 bones in her foot so I obviously gave it back. ... (15 replies)
... It's been about 12 weeks since I broke my foot. My OS jokingly told me that she had to throw out the book with my injuries, because I dislocated all 5 meta tarsals a cm each, crushed the cuneiform bones, fractured 2 of the metatarsals, and fractured the cuboid bone. ... (5 replies)
... I broke six bones. I broke the first three metatarsals to varying degree, and dislocated all five of them. Two other bones were crushed and I guess the fracture of the cuboid bone was relatively mild in comparison. ... (5 replies)
... beautifully with no issues. The 1st metatarsal was declared a non union after about 5 months. Revision was recommended. The podiatrist went in and "got rid of all the bad tissue" that had grown within the space where the bone had been removed. She also inserted some sort of synthetic bone graft putty. ... (2 replies)
... This thread is long dead but I thought I'd post here in case anyone still reads it.
Was it inpatient or outpatient?
Outpatient, the surgery took 30 minutes and I was out of hospital an hour later
Where you sedated?
Yes, under general anaesthetic
How many screws?
How long where they in?
9 months (9 replies)
... s and foot exercises finally paying off. giddy i felt better but scared i may hear worse news, i made an appt to see an orthopedic one of my friends who recently broke both her feet had recommended. ... (7 replies)
... which ended up making it so stiff for all practical purposes it has fused itself. ... (10 replies)