... each passing day so thinking its jus a badly bruised heel.. that fall was more like 5' feet but felt like 1 story considering all the body weight landed on just the one heel.. ... (5 replies)
... r elaborating on what "good" is and it sounds a lot more like I'm on crutches for a month or so. I am extremely athletic and have been crawling around home since injury it sucks and am in between work thank god. ... (2 replies)
... fell about 1 story down and landed flat on my heel with full body weight.. ... (5 replies)
... o walking unassisted...I'm only allowed to wear sneakers. While my foot seems to be feeling better, I noticed my knee is now starting to swell today and it feels bruised to the touch. I've read that knee issues can development while in a boot. So is this normal? ... (3 replies)
... it depends on your injury. You will want to talk to your doctor in depth to fully understand the procedure and recovery time. It is also possible that you just bruised the heel bone and do not need surgery. If your heel is not swollen and red, that is a good sign. ... (18 replies)
... Just a warning, I had a similar wierd hit and rolled onto my face all in one motion off the bottom step of a step ladder. I knew something was bad because I couldn't shake it off and my foot instantly swelled with pain and lack of motion.
It was game over when I got it home with swelling and movement. Took me weeks to take sideways steps.
Long story short is I went to... (6 replies)
... weeks ago, I slipped off of a step ladder in my kitchen and landed strangely on the outside of my foot, but it wasn't a typical inversion. My foot immediately bruised and started swelling and I was certain I had broken something. ... (6 replies)
... Hello fellow windsurfer,
i had a similar accident while windsurfing. Fractures on 2,3 and 4 with dislocation on 1. I am now 5weeks post op with hard cast feeling better. I am looking for info on long term effect experinces and recovery times. You have not posted after feb 09 and I'm just curious on how are you doing now and if you are back in the water or snowboarding.
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... ok - I guess it's a come to reality day. After finally looking up what lisfranc breaks are ... it's doesnt look great. I know it's only been 6 wks but I am going nuts. I go back in 3 wks to remove screws/pins, and put some weight down. I guess I just thought I would start walking...but from what I have read all day that's not going to be the case. I just finished my first... (32 replies)
... I wanted to put together my story of lisfranc joint injury in one post and keep it updated as I go along. ... (32 replies)
... mbness is common as are the shocking sensations when the feeling returns. It's possible the nerve was damaged but that's quite rare. The nerves could have gotten bruised and will heal along with the rest. It's the swelling stopping the blood supply that seems to be cause for most. ... (2 replies)
... fracture blister 2 days post injury and popped that. It freaked me out but I was told that it's a fracture blister and don't know what to make of it but am looking these up now. ... (21 replies)
... Hello all. I am new here. I shattered my right heel on June 26, 2005. I am about 8 weeks into recovery at this point with my next orthopedic surgeon appt on September 1st. ... (88 replies)
... e sprains for 3 years now. I spent the first 2 years seeing a doctor who was mean and completely lacked an interest in my recovery. I fiddled around with braces, heel lifts, orthotics, PT, you name it, for the first two years and proceeded to get worse and be in more pain. ... (3 replies)
... size bigger than normal due to swelling. Calcaneus fractures are the most painful injury I have ever sustained, worse than my femur. ... (4 replies)
... The boot does get more comfortable. I will admit that I found a great difference between brands of boots. I was in a boot after my first injury in 2009 and I HATED it. ... (9 replies)
... was also very bruised which didn't help matters but I never dreamed I'd have trouble with that part of the boot. ... (10 replies)
... I would recommend getting a second opinion. If you are able to fly, can afford an airline ticket, and have the time/opportunity to come back over to the states, it would probably be money and time well spent. The communication barrier would definitely be problematic. The fact that no follow-up visit was scheduled would definitely be a "red flag!"
I fractured and... (14 replies)
... I broke my calcaneus on June 26, had surgery and six screws in the heel on July 11, and was then put into an air boot. ... (6 replies)
... y been here for about a month so far, my Portuguese is extremely minimal. So when I went to the hospital it was basically a game of charades trying to explain my injury and also trying to understand their diagnosis. ... (14 replies)