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... did you find if there is anything you can do to help the healing along. it may sound funny but i meditate concentrating on the heel . any advice or tips on what you found to work or not work would be appreciated. i hope to surf again. so its taken you almost 5 months to begin walking? ... (19 replies)
... i broke my heel bone the other day. I'm less than a week into this process and i feel that the dr s don't give or don not have that much info so I'm looking online. ... (19 replies)
... Hi Tonyb If you don't mind me asking how old are you? I had the similar break as you whereby the talus shattered my right calcaneus, 13 screws and a plate. I had my op on the 4th of Jan this year and I'm currently using crutches, no boot, I am able to drive and put a little weight on my foot. I am also able to use one crutch and the boot from time to time. I do take an... (11 replies)

... The left foot has a few fractures but the bone wasn't displaced enough for surgery. On the right foot, the talus bone got driven downwards and split the calcaneus in alot of pieces. Xrays after surgery revealed about 15 screws. ... (11 replies)
Broken Heel
Dec 18, 2012
... I broke my heel in an accident on July 30. My break was extremely severe, and I had surgery 3 weeks later. ... (13 replies)
Broken calcaneus
Oct 8, 2012
... rays, it was confirmed that I had broken, but not displaced my heel bone. So according to him, surgery was not needed. ... (5 replies)
... I absolutely can not bear any weight on it. Not only does the fracture itself hurt but my heel tingles so much that I can't put any pressure on that either. I also can't move half my toes. Is this all normal to the cuboid healing? ... (2 replies)
... it cut my recovery time for a fibular stress fracture 3 years ago from 8 to 4 weeks. ... (61 replies)
... Broke my heel bone in dec 2009. Got those "electric shocks" for a few months, Do not get them any more. Takes time but things will get better. ... (24 replies)
... t elevated, really elevated. I put it on toe pillows in bed and in my recliner. Probably going to be nonweight bearing 12 weeks, but some people less. I had a broken leg on the other side. ... (54 replies)
Broken calcaneous
Feb 13, 2009
... foot. Broke 3 bones and broke my heel bone in several pieces. Don't even weigh that much either, my OS said I landed it on it the worst way I could have. ... (1 replies)
... I just went thru heel bone surgery and recovery. I know what you are going thru. I hope my thoughts will help you into walking again. ... (9 replies)
... If you haven't already please go back thru all the posts starting with Fractured Calcaneous up thru this current one FC 6. There are also other posts such as broken Calnaceous, broken heel bone etc.... ... (80 replies)
... The day she did my surgery she had two other calcaneus fractures the same day. Her high level of experience has been a comfort to me. Knowing how important the heel bone is, I would recommend you do your homework choosing an orthopedic specialist. ... (24 replies)
... I had broken my ankle when I was 11and injured the growth plate so my ankle grew at a funny angle. ... (18 replies)
... If your PTT is ruptured, all the physical therapy in the world is not going to correct it. It does not mend like a broken bone. ... (14 replies)
... It is my Right Foot, which makes driving a no go for a while. With my first surgery I don't think I drove for over 3 months. I think my foot and nerves will do better once everything is in the correct location. Just so frustrated that my 1st surgeon could mess up so badly. Thanks for all your kind healing thoughts. It is very appreciated. (19 replies)
... Hi again Gicki, no I did not have a revision. "Just" flatfoot correction surgery aka Calcaneal Osteotomy and FDL tendon transfer. I had my heel bone broken and shifted over a little and fixed with one nail. I don't think my surgery will need revision. ... (19 replies)
... duration of wearing the boots and walking normal will be determined by your healing progress and your doc. See if your insurance will cover an Exogen ultrasound bone stim to accelerate the healing process. I had a difficult time wearing two boots since they were bulky and made it difficult to walk. ... (4 replies)
... I feel so sorry for you both. my mother had broken her leg about ten years ago and a doctor messed up the surgery and long story short they wired her whole leg it seemed and she had that halo with screws in the bone. She is 71 and her quality of life is greatly diminished because of it. (21 replies)

Associated Tags: calcaneus, calcaneus (heel bone) fractures, flat foot reconstruction, fracture, fractured heel, lapidus, posterior tibial repair, posterior tibial tendon surgery, ptt, revision, surgery

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