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... Fell 30 feet rock climbing, broke calcaneous into 7 pieces and major compression fracture of L3. Back surgery the next day. ... (3 replies)
... I fell 3 ft straight down in hole on house boat and broke calcaneous . ... (10 replies)
... Wow that's a really quick process... I broke mine on January 8 and had orif on February 3 was non weight bearing till May 11. I am currently on weight bearing progression over the next 2 weeks. ... (1 replies)

... hello my names is thomas, I broke my heel on 1st april (my god worse pain i have felt so far in life) went to hospital was mis-diagnosed and had half-cast put on and was sent home returned on the 8th for them to realise it was worse than what they thought and was told i had to have ORIF surgery on the 10th surgery went well and was put in cast for 2 weeks, 3 weeks later on the... (1 replies)
... I did not use a scooter. I broke my femor on my good side, so walker was tough at times. but better then crutches. I used a wheel chair around the house. Easy to use. ... (7 replies)
... Calcaneous does not heal like other bones. I broke my femur in 4 spots, that healed. May calcaneous still bothers me a bit 5 years later. ... (6 replies)
... I agree with above poster. Take your gf to see a board-certified F&A ortho. Have them take x-rays if it's bone fractures only. If it involves soft tissue such as tendons and ligaments, get an MRI as well. Complex fracture healing time depends a lot on where and how badly fractured and how healthy the patient is prior to fracture, and of course, what the patient does... (6 replies)
... Hi Mike and others here, I have bilateral heel fractures, so thought I would post my timeline. Maybe it will give others just injured some sense of the early phases, plus I'd love to hear from senior heelies down the line from me in recovery - especially bilateral sufferers. Oct 22 2013: broke both heels, fall from height Nov 14: ORIF and subtalar fusion on left foot;... (7 replies)
... as in cast less then 6 weeks. The cast time varies. But I was in walking boot once I got out of the cast, until the 12th week when I started bearing weight. I broke the femur on the other side, so I did not start partial weight bearing, which some do, around 9th week. ... (7 replies)
... Hello , my husband fell approx 20 feet from his deer stand ladder while trying to put it up and broke his rt Calcaneous ,L2 in back and many ribs on Sept 5th , 2012. had surgery Sept 10th with 2 screws. At the 6 week post op we learned the surgery failed and the heel collapsed. ... (6 replies)
... but, I broke down and took all of my heels to the consignment shop. ... (8 replies)
... Since you broke both your heels, I doubt you will start with any early partial weight bearing. Probably let you do full weight bearing at 12 weeks. ... (4 replies)
... Hello! I broke both of my heels on 2nd August and a surgery on 7th August. Well I want to know how I will even start walking now when both of my heels are demaged? ... (4 replies)
... I too broke my right heel which was bad being the driving foot. Definitely sit and elevate as much as possible. The foot has a lot of nerves that are very painful. ... (5 replies)
... I was non weight bearing 12 weeks. Then walker and then cane. I broke my other leg, so I didn't have a good leg. I was able to limp at 12 weeks, but was told not to, and to use the walker and cane, to get my gait right. ... (9 replies)
... I had bilateral Calcaneous fractures in my heels due to fall. My right heel split, the split was about 1cm. This heel was left alone, no surgery, no pins. ... (17 replies)
... broke the calc July 27, had surgery Aug. 24. Broke it jumping off a rock at the beach and landing on packed sand. ... (38 replies)
... I had my stitches removed (from the second surgery), and to my disappointment, the same area that I was having difficulty with healing from the first surgery, was wide open. It's deep and about an inch long. I was told I need to pack the wound with gauze (wet to dry). I'm really uncomfortable about doing this. I went to the local pharmacies and they don't even have the... (38 replies)
... nd. Keeping the foot up is so hard! I too like to 'get around'. Sometimes I have to tell myself to just take a deep breath and let it heal. I saw where one fella broke both heels whew! thanks for the encouragement. I am getting cured of tv. ... (38 replies)
... I hope I can offer a semi-inspiring account of my situation. I broke my heel into 5 pieces a week before my wedding at the end of May (yes, she was pissed). I received a plate and five screws after the swelling went down about twenty days later. I was starting law school at the end of August and my goal was to try and walk at that point, nine weeks after surgery. That was... (38 replies)

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