... I was curious if you have an air cast boot or something else? ... (7 replies)
... I didn't have a broken ankle, but I had a bunionectomy and was in a cast for 6 weeks. When I got the cast off, just like you, the heel really hurt to put pressure on it, which I thought was really weird. ... (7 replies)
... Saturday night I broke my right ankle on my basement stairs. ... (0 replies)
... I had a bimalleolar fracture surgery on my right ankle on a Tuesday and had a follow up that Friday and he put me in a boot because my swelling was too much for a cast and he told me to go ahead and put 10% weight so you should be fine. I'm now coming on 3 weeks since surgery and he wants me to put 50% already (3 replies)
... sports med doc said a high ankle sprain then 10 days later did a bone scan that showed a fracture. ... (2 replies)
... Yep! I had my left ankle reconstructed 10 years ago this past August. My story is similar to yours. Pardon the long post, but I just want you to have the full story to understand. ... (7 replies)
... I broke both ankles and my back in 02. Had my back fused which went very well. My left ankle wasn't broken very bad and it healed up very quick. My right ankle is another story. I broke and dislocated the talus. The OS screwed it all back together with 5 screws. He told me that I wouldn't walk on it again. ... (2 replies)
... he other with the complexity and success of their procedures. I can definitely see why this is, because in orthopedics there is physical problem whether it be a broken bone, torn ligaments, etc, and the surgeon operates and fixes the problem, and the results can be seen. ... (8 replies)
... I initially hurt my ankle when I was 16 and was pushed down by someone in a cross country meet. It was broken but I didn't know and kept right on running until I tore up my knee pretty badly. ... (7 replies)
... y walking over the toes, but foot is very painful and swelling , i cannot move it towards left and right, it is so stiff... is this normal after 4 weeks plaster cast removal? ... (6 replies)
... t, with my leg elevated in bed, the swelling related to blood flow went down as usual, but by morning I had inflammation and soreness similar to what I had maybe 10 days after the initial injury. I am thinking that the PWB caused the inflammation. Is this normal? ... (1 replies)
... for 5 days and then in hard casts for 10 weeks. The last 4 weeks I was in a walking cast. ... (7 replies)
... ng around at work and my knees were so callused that you'd have thought I walked on them. It was just much easier than getting up and down over and over with my ankle brace and wobbly ankle. I can't say that I would have wanted to do that much while healing from this though. ... (65 replies)
... My dad fell off of his barn at age 62 and fractured his calcaneus. He needed surgery but since he was diabetic he couldn't have the surgery. He spent the next 4 months non-weight bearing and on a knee walker...After 4 months on the knee walker he was in a boot...this was a couple of more months. It took about a year for him to return to normal...You should recover quicker... (7 replies)
... couldn't even tell us if my ankle was broken or sprained so he literally guessed sprain. That's why I have to have reconstructive surgery now. ... (38 replies)
... rayed at the pediatricians office a few days later. ... (2 replies)
... wks in a cast on crutches. I had the choice to move into a boot after 3 wks, but I chose to stay in the cast for a few different reasons and I am glad I did. ... (7 replies)
... rill in 2 separate places. He drilled some holes around the talus and went into the Pitt that was in there and scraped out pieces of bone and cartilage that were broken off. I have a swimming pool on my back yard but hesitated to heat it so expensive but I will! Should I actually try and walk in the pool? ... (113 replies)
... I fractured mine July 29th 2009, no surgery yet, great pain first month then moderate.
Still can't put any weight on heel, doc said use the pool to walk in if i'm in chest high, or walk on my toes with my crutches and whirlpool 3 times a day.
Have lost all muscle in calf,said it would be at least 4 months then rehab.
no more jumping out of planes, that's ok with me i'm just... (165 replies)
... week. Right now I am at the computer with my leg propped up on my desk. I hobble around the house with crutches. I saw my ortho doc on monday and had a CT of the ankle done at the same time. ... (165 replies)