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Broken heel help
Feb 6, 2013
... weight bearing in my boot. Once I was given the clearence to start into shoes, I waited until I had my first PT. There, they were surprised I wasn't walking yet, and basically pushed me out of the nest. ... (14 replies)
Broken Heel
Jan 2, 2013
... Hey! Yeah, stairs can be tricky, lol. I didn't need surgery either but I was in a fiberglass cast for 4 weeks, switched to an air cast 2 weeks ago. I'm pretty sure a walking cast is the same thing. I certainly felt all sorts of tingling, although not anymore. ... (13 replies)
Broken Heel
Dec 21, 2012
... Hey guys! I'm home from today's doctor's appt. Looks pretty good. He switched me to an air cast so I can clean my foot finally! LOL. He said I can probably go weight bearing in 4 weeks and I can start PT now. It all seems decent considering I'm 4 weeks in. ... (13 replies)

... I have been a "Heelie" since 1984. I went through a long recovery, 2 months in a non weight bearing cast followed by at least 3 months walking with crutches. I was 22 years old at the time. Surgery was not preformed as I was told there were too many pieces. ... (7 replies)
... I hope you got some help, I can't imagine having toddlers to care for after a fall like that. I fell off my basement stairs going up & shattered the left heel & ankle 2 1/2 years ago. Still having problems with it. Wishing you the best for recovery. (14 replies)
... When I landed on a concrete sidewalk from about 7 feet, I knew immediately that it was broken and made a trip to the ER. I had no surgery but wore a cast for quite a few weeks and recall the pain involved. ... (3 replies)
... I was 52 years old when I broke my heel. I was also a smoker and had low Vitamin D which all hindered my heeling. ... (7 replies)
... Strangely enough you might think, I never had a cast and only had 3 days off the foot when I had the wound drain in. ... (7 replies)
... months ago and shattered my heel. Frankly I did not even know you could break your heel. ... (7 replies)
Broken Heel
Apr 26, 2011
... Fell off a ladder 3 weeks. In a cast. Have electric shocks, my foot is extremely cold, and my toes turn cold when I walk around using my walker. Has anyone gone through this? ... (18 replies)
... Hi, My name is Kevin and on January 26 I slid down a roof and fell 12 feet to the pavement. I managed to land on my feet, heels first. I broke my left heel into four pieces and bruised my right heel. ... (1 replies)
... I broke mine August '09, was in a cast for four weeks, had no PT treatment, and am now walking properly no limp, though it was the case for awhile, slight pain sometimes but it's gettig better every month, ive been drinking alot of milk and done some home therapy, my aim is to be pain free running by june '11, people really do underestimate this injury but i feel for all of... (15 replies)
Broken heel
Nov 9, 2010
... keep your head up. youll get thru this. i am 36 years old, broke my heel in 3 places 9 weeks ago today. no surgery needed. was in a cast for 8 weeks. i am a week into physical therapy. feels better. i am in a walking boot with 1 crutch now. still a lot of pain when trying to weightbear. ... (6 replies)
Broken heel
Nov 9, 2010
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... People heal really differently, my friend broke his ankle few months ago, he was in a cast for 2 weeks, and in a month he was already running a bit. ... (8 replies)
Broken heel
Aug 8, 2010
... ks in a splint because of swelling then 8 weeks in a full cast. Followed by 4 weeks in a boot. Now I am able to walk but with a limp. The pain is almost constant and walking is almost unbearable after a short period of time. My doctor just informed me it may get a little better but he does not see it ever getting much better. ... (6 replies)
... I must say though I kept my foot relitively still for 2 weeks after surgery. Also my ankle was broken so I didnt want to push it. ... (32 replies)
... I am in my 8th week today, no surgery, no cast boot was removed last friday. Doc said I can start full WB last week and no PT. i am walking with crutches being carefull not to put alot of weight on the bad foot. ... (15 replies)
... I am in my 8th week, no surgery, cast was removed on Monday. No boot, Doc said I can start PWB and PT. Started Aqua PT its great!! Not much feeling in my heel but am walking with crutches being carefull not to put alot of weight on the bad foot. I have alot of swelling but the compression sock helps. ... (15 replies)
... My cast was removed yesterday!! Thank goodness for me and the doc's sake! Anyway, I'm now in a removable aircast with big sock, and compression ankle sock. He told me I can be FWB but to take it easy. Use my crutches and as I become more comfortable to keep adding more weight into the boot. ... (15 replies)

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