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... of it. Since your doctor wants you to keep it on, I recommend you follow his instructions. A boot is better overall in my opinion because you can take it off to shower and things like that whereas you can't with a cast. ... (3 replies)
... crate train this ball of fur with a broken ankle, no having to be non weight bearing for 6 weeks. First thing I did was to be determined to not give up. ... (5 replies)
... for your shower as that's what works best, and you need to put your leg up on something while sitting in the shower, avoiding spraying water near your leg area at all costs. ... (4 replies)

... The cast is very helpful and it is removable when you sleep, shower and drive. I have almost no pain. You need to keep it elevated as much as possible. ... (10 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)
Broken heel
Nov 10, 2013
... Some stuff I wrote a few years ago. Here is the crash course in being a Heelie. Lots of stuff to read about here. Most people are non weight bearing 12 weeks, some get partial before that. Some wear the boot and walk, I was told not to, cause it would make me uneven. Keep your foot elevated, I mean elevated. I slept with it on 2 pillows, and two on recliner with... (3 replies)
Broken heel
Nov 10, 2013
... Some stuff I wrote a few years ago. Here is the crash course in being a Heelie. Lots of stuff to read about here. Most people are non weight bearing 12 weeks, some get partial before that. Some wear the boot and walk, I was told not to, cause it would make me uneven. Keep your foot elevated, I mean elevated. I slept with it on 2 pillows, and two on recliner with... (3 replies)
... normal. My shower chair broke the other day, so It is back to sponge baths in the living room for now. ... (11 replies)
... JaJaones, I just wanted to say, how very sorry I am for you, and you will be n my prayers. I too broke my ankle, (slipped in the bathtub, was going to shower), almost the same date as you. (May 2, and had my reconstructive surgery the same date as you, May 17th) I too broke both fib and tibia. I know how very depressing this is, to go from total independence, to practically... (11 replies)
... It feels amazing to be in a boot though and to be able to shower normally. I still use my shower chair. ... (4 replies)
... definitely hadn't thought of a shower chair! ... (53 replies)
Broken heel
Feb 21, 2012
... Here is the crash course in being a Heelie. Lots of stuff to read about here. Most people are non weight bearing 12 weeks, some get partial before that. Some wear the boot and walk, I was told not to, cause it would make me uneven. Keep your foot elevated, I mean elevated. I slept with it on 2 pillows, and two on recliner with all the way back. Circulation will get... (17 replies)
... each for 3 hours to not making it through a 45 min class without sitting most of it. I feel like my foot got ripped off and the open sore of my leg is walking on broken glass. On a positive note, my sympathetic nerve blocks are helping my burning pain from RSD. ... (270 replies)
... I'm 31 years old and have my first broken bone. The pain hasn't been that bad, but this cast is about to make my insane! I must have foot claustraphobia or something. ... (4 replies)
Broken Calcaneus
Aug 19, 2008
... I continue to take baths instead of showers because my shower stall does not have a shelf to sit on and I don't want to lose my balance and reinjure myself. ... (4 replies)
... If you have a weird cast that completely covers your toes and is shaped to give arch support and extra support at the ankle this is probably the dr mine is doing research with. The casts that way are weird looking but I was quite comfortable in them. ... (27 replies)
... school for two weeks on my broken foot. ... (3 replies)
... healed enough in a few months so I continued jogging again and injured it again January 13. Partially torn the tendon. I thought ankle was broken. Held off surgery due to travel, summer chores and wanting to enjoy the warm weather. October 11 was time to pay the piper. ... (12 replies)
... Here is something I wrote awhile back. Keeping doing the ROM exercises at home until they give you new stuff. You will probably be able to hobble around in a week or two. 4-5 months you will be getting around a bit. But your form will be what you need to work on and shouldn't walk without aid, probably a can for a few months. I used a walker at first, then a cane, with... (1 replies)
... weeks ago, had to go back the next day because it was flat on bottom and cracked on either side, the girls that do the casts werent at all happy about it being broken on each side. The tried cutting it back over top of my foot and that only made the cast cut into my foot further up. ... (4 replies)


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