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... d can get around with one now but the pain first thing in a morning before painkillers kick in is unbelievable , Most pain is in the subtalar joint and back of heel , trouble is you never know when your overdoing it when on the pills , Anyone had subtalar joint pain that got better ? ... (12 replies)
... Hiya I shattered mine in April, had a visit to fracture clinic friday and established that after 13 weeks I won;t do any harm walking. Basically I walk around the house in crocs and NO crutches. Out of the house i keep one crutch to hand. On Sunday i walked for two hours in Costco! Result? well aching in the evening but no pain as such. I get the odd twinge still which... (12 replies)
... Hi Jumper, thanks for your reply, I was told to start weight bearing from 6 weeks, which I thought was a bit soon but OS said he likes his patients to start early so have been trying steadily since then around the house,I had a hospital app yesterday and have been told to try to loose the crutches now with no restrictions on getting around , He said I may need fusion some time... (12 replies)

... I broke both heels back in August 2016. This is a very painful injury with a very long recovery. If you are still taking opiod based painkillers, I recommend easing off of them as soon as possible. They only make the frustration worse. Start taking Advil or Aleve to relieve the pain. These will help and still allow you to feel your foot so you don't over do it, causing... (12 replies)
... he then sent me to podiatrist and she did MRI and now I find out there is still a "SIGNIFICANT FRACTURE" in the heel...This jerk has had me walking on my broken heel for MONTHS!!! ... (10 replies)
... I had a blood clot on the side that I broke my leg on, not the broken heel side. had to go on warfrin. They kept me on it for 6 months. I also had to keep it up until the I was using it for walking. ... (6 replies)
... how long to walking after broken heel (not operated on) (15 replies)
... I was told the same thing and it was a month before I could be fwb. Mine was a tendon transfer and broken heel 1 screw. Surgeon pushed for walking but PT said no so I think go with your body tells you. ... (1 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. At week 8 I started walking only around house though, I am noe week ,10 coming into week 11. I can get about house most days, up and down steps and do most things although other days can't. ... (1 replies)
... y heels. Currently my feet are carrying a small hardware store. Both feet are still considerably swollen and I can just about see my ankles. When i first started walking it was very painfull but the the doc told me the more I walk the better even if its a little rought... so i did. And all that pain has finally paid off. ... (0 replies)
... It was in a great deal of pain, yet I have never broken a bone before so maybe that was it, but I was a little concerned with how quick he was. ... (2 replies)
... This is a life changing injury. Recovery varies from person to person and injury. Most people are off there feet 12 weeks, some start partial weight at 9 weeks, but I doubt you will cause you don't have a good foot. Takes 12-18 months to get as good as it gets. But around 4 months you will be doing lots, but lots of pain. You may or may not have surgery. I shattered... (11 replies)
... teed to experience a significant amount of cartilage damage. You are very likely to develop arthritis in the subtalar joint. Probably pretty soon after you start walking in the right foot but even the left is likely to be affected after a number of years. ... (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)
Broken heel
Nov 10, 2013
... As for pain, for me its not so much the heel but the outside ankle, because I also shattered my subtalar joint, which is not uncommon. I also have problems with my Achilles. ... (3 replies)
Broken heel
Nov 10, 2013
... As for pain, for me its not so much the heel but the outside ankle, because I also shattered my subtalar joint, which is not uncommon. I also have problems with my Achilles. ... (3 replies)
Broken heel
Sep 4, 2013
... When I started walking it will still tough. I still used the walker and wheelchair some of the day. Then walker and cane. Then just cane for distances. ... (3 replies)
Healing heel
Jul 21, 2013
... Hi everyone, I had surgery about 3 months ago for a broken heel bone and I started walking about 1 week ago without a walking boot, but i tend to wear shoes because i'm too afraid of walking barefoot. ... (2 replies)
Broken heel help
Feb 7, 2013
... Thanks to both of you, I went to PT this morning, and after talking to them am going solo today without cane or crutch, but as you said Liz carry one as back up. having read a lot of people on here i think i am doing well, as i have had no reel complications i think i just thought that after all the NWB time and sitting with the foot elevated as much as possible i... (14 replies)
Broken heel help
Feb 6, 2013
... It is a long recovery. My pain started to get better about the 10th month, and probably about as good as it gets around 18 months. Though I think I made some small gains after that, as I got stronger. . I am doing everything I want, but in moderation, and there is pain with use. This injury varies between people, so hope for the best, but just realize this is a life... (14 replies)


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