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... From my own experience with broken bones, I just assumed that weight on your foot bruised it, because it is not fully healed. ... (7 replies)
... You sound pretty optimistic which is great. I can tell you there will be some challenging times but the more positive you can stay, the better. No surgery sounds great, as there is a lot of damage that goes into the invasive surgery they typically do. ... (4 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)

... Go to a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon that specializes in foot and ankle surgery. If you are working with someone that really knows what they are doing, it will cut down on the worrying because you will learn what needs to be done to correct the problem. Then you just have to follow instructions and do what is necessary. (4 replies)
... My uncle had surgery 1 week ago for braking both heels after falling of a roof and he's been in a lot of pain (we all know that) but he's been in bed all day, showering, doing #1/2 all in bed cause he says the doctor said he couldn't even use a wheelchair to go to the bathroom?? I mean is not a back injury/surgery why he's not allowed to even use a wheelchair??? I know they... (3 replies)
... Thanks swimbunnie. I am 11 weeks out of 1st surgery. That might be why the difference in no weight limit, but truthfully I can barely put much weight on it it hurts so much. I am using my leg but I can't actually call that walking. My foot is so stiff in the mornings when I get up. It feels like all the stretching I have done the day before to loosened up the tendons are right... (22 replies)
... I'm 6 weeks out from surgery for pttd and just beginning to pwb. My surgeon told me to start out at 25 lbs. ... (22 replies)
... rays at emergency room showed that I fractured my left heel in several places. Two days later CT showed that I actually fractured my hell in many pieces. After the swelling went down some, surgery took place on May 6th. ... (22 replies)
... Sorry about the broken heel. I have never needed orthotics for my heel, but I know that there are such things as cushioned heel cups, and other things that might help you. Are are correct in seeing a podiatrist instead of your OS guy. ... (2 replies)
Broken heel
Sep 2, 2016
... I have had no cast plaster nor surgery as adviced due to infection etc. I was told I would not be able to putany weight on it until week 12. ... (1 replies)
... And on the good foot ALWAYS wear a good shoe on it and if you can put a gel heel cup in it. Careful when pivoting with your good leg too you can twist that knee. ... (2 replies)
... sure there will be no surgery and to stay off of it. ... (2 replies)
... You may or may not have surgery. I shattered my calcaneous and talus 7 years ago. They couldn't do surgery because I was to swollen. Still haven't. May some day. ... (11 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)
... I also broke my heel on January 3. Had surgery on the 12th...been nwb since then. I have heard the longer you go without putting weight on your heel the better. I have been moving my foot around since I got my stitches out on Feb 4. Keep pushing yourself to move the foot back and forth. ... (11 replies)
... s 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. Im about two months in the boot now and I can finaly see ankles poking out of the swelling. ... (11 replies)
... bearing allowed, he took it off and told me to walk. Well, I really couldn't. I had a sharp pain in the center of my heel about the same as if you were to put a pebble directly underneath your heel and walk around on it. ... (7 replies)
... Get yourself a slant board and step on it and then a tennis ball. When using the tennis ball, step on the front of the foot for a short time and then go to the middle of the foot and then further back. (1 replies)
... I broke my heel over 3 years ago, and decided not to get surgery. I think my recovery went fairly well, but I'm really not sure. I still have pain in my heel when I run...and feel pins and needles pain when I first stand up in the morning. Nothing too severe...but enough to notice, and affect my day. ... (1 replies)
... You need to use a transfer board. About 24"x8". You place one end on bed other on wheel chair. He needs to keep elevated except for bathroom, for a bit. (3 replies)


Associated Tags: broken, calcaneus, foot, fracture, heel, posterior tibial repair, posterior tibial tendon surgery, ptt, surgery

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