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... Most people do not bear weight until 9 or 12 weeks, but the injury varies. If you just have a fracture you may be ok. A lot of the people on here, myself included, shattered the calcaneous. either way keep it elevated, really elevated, do what they tell you, they are doctors. Yes recovery is inconvient. Myself I wear good boots with ankle support and really good... (2 replies)
... Good boots and thick socks help a lot. Physical therapy is probably the most important thing you can do. I started with some simple ROM exercises around 6 weeks. ... (11 replies)
... Do all of your therapy and ask if you can do more therapy at home with bands, weights, rom, anything they approve. Allow it to heal as best it can and then progress slowly. ... (11 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)
Broken heel
Nov 10, 2013
... Physical therapy is very important, be strict and do it. I started with range of motion about 6 weeks. ... (3 replies)
Broken heel
Nov 10, 2013
... Physical therapy is very important, be strict and do it. I started with range of motion about 6 weeks. ... (3 replies)
Broken heel
Sep 4, 2013
... Physical therapy is probably the most important thing, do it at home. Keep your foot elevated 23 hours a day until you can bear weight. Even after that putting it up helps. ... (3 replies)
Broken heel help
Feb 7, 2013
... I only say 4 months because that is what I was told. I've been in therapy for about 2 months and have about half my muscles back. I was very in shape before the injury. ... (14 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)
... Hi Wendy, 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. I was never even prescribed physical therapy. Since then, I have been able to live pretty normally. I... (7 replies)
... Hey Kelly, has your doctor said anything about physical therapy? And for sure, like Kimberly said, get a second opinion if you can't get any more help from your doctor. Maybe there is someone else in his office that could help you. Very often the techs have more practical advice. Good luck, don't give up! Ginger (10 replies)
... A number of people here have complained about lack of physical therapy in the UK. ... (7 replies)
... eeling. Since I had no medical insurance I did not have surgery but did have a cast for 6 weeks and then a Boot for 3 more months. It took 2 months of Physical Therapy till I was able to walk. All in total it took me 7 months of the most excruitating pain and fear that I would never be normal again. ... (7 replies)
Broken heel
Feb 21, 2012
... Physical therapy is very important, be strict and do it. I started with range of motion about 6 weeks. ... (17 replies)
Physical Therapy
Oct 4, 2011
... of a cast and then a boot for a several broken heel, they made me go from 2 crutches to 1 crutch. That was yesterday and today I am in so much pain and my foot is very swollen. ... (0 replies)
... months after breaking my heel into several pieces. Did not have surgery on heel. Back of the heel is very tight and have lots of pins and needles sensations throughout the foot. Therapist very roughly massaged my foot and now my foot is really tingling. ... (1 replies)
... Physical therapy is very important, be strict and do it. I started with range of motion at about 6 weeks. ... (7 replies)
... Yesterday was uneventful as far as my foot goes. Still stretching and trying to walk on it with as much weight as I can stand. PT today for the first time since I was told to start walking. We will see how that goes. I have two weeks to get as much walking in as I can because I go back to work on the 1st. Waking up every morning with pain all over, not just my foot. I ice my... (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)

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