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... ress. I have been walking on it with my boot for the last two weeks. I'm still experiencing pain which I figure is fairly normal at this point. I noticed when my cast came off at 4 weeks I had a lot of bruising along my PT tendon and around my ankle bone...this is not where my incision is. ... (1 replies)
Cast to Boot
Apr 2, 2015
... inflate until it felt like the ankle could move around much. ... (9 replies)
Mar 3, 2015
... You may be pleasantly surprised how it looks. My surgical cast was off on day 5 so I expected massive bruising and swelling and nastiness. ... (56 replies)

... Keep on talking as you need to. This board is great because it is full of people who have been there. I'm still hanging around mainly because I can't go out on snow and ice and we've had a lot of that this year. ... (14 replies)
... and really had very little swelling or bruising compared to what I thought. It wasn't incredibly comfortable to be put into position for the first cast but not awful and it was so much more comfortable than the surgical one. I was in it 2 weeks and it was removed and my sutures removed. ... (3 replies)
... Sometimes the anxiety was good and sometimes bad during recovery. I had a lot of bruising around the top of my cast that made me worry about DVTs until I finally realized it was from a tourniquet. ... (46 replies)
... ankle obviously and was told it need to setup in neutral position so I just had to deal with it. I also got spasms and shooting up my leg. I would get swelling around my splint straps and this and pressure made it feel like somebody punched me in the foot. ... (9 replies)
... Did your doctor say anything about moving nerves around during surgery? ... (124 replies)
... I do have a little bruising around the injured area from my day on my feet. ... (4 replies)
... The orthotic will supposedly have a "well" around the cuboid to prevent weightbearing on that area. I'm hopeful but not going to get my hopes up too much... ... (14 replies)
... The sorest area is below my ankle, as is the bruising, but the swelling is right around the ankle bone, a huge localized swelling. My foot still has some general swelling, but that spot is quite a bit bigger in comparison. ... (18 replies)
... Well, the doctor said that my cast wasn't too loose but I managed to get him to change it anyway. It being loose like that bothered my incision. ... (6 replies)
... I had the nerve block and lots and lots of drugs going through me, lol. But another thing, which is weird, is that the bruise is different looking, all the way around my leg. It also isn't very even, which also makes me think it might not have been a tourniquet. I sure wish we could post pictures, I'd show you all. ... (6 replies)
... I bet you had a tourniquet around your leg and that's why you have a bruise. Was your surgery below the bruise? ... (6 replies)
... I didn't see the doctor today but do plan on sneaking my way into there tomorrow. My cast is even more loose now. I can move my ankle joint all over, if I so wanted. I don't know if I should be able to do that or not. ... (6 replies)
... I had my cast put on last Friday. It never felt too tight and now it seems too loose. I can move my ankle joint and the cast is loose enough to where I feel it sort of jiggle while I crutch around. The splint I was in previously was tighter. ... (6 replies)
... Got my cast off today. Was pleasantly surprised at how clean everything looked. Only a little bit of bruising around the incision, but much less than I had imagined. The doctor didnt say much, but put me in a CAM boot and told me to start doing my stretches. ... (9 replies)
... The cast is very helpful and it is removable when you sleep, shower and drive. I have almost no pain. You need to keep it elevated as much as possible. The cast is heavy, but when I walk without it, I can tell that if I hit it, the ankle would hurt lots. Take care of your ankle or you will continue to have pain. ... (10 replies)
Cast on - ouch!
Sep 30, 2008
... not much swelling and no bruising that I could see. I even got my "angle" all the way! ... (16 replies)
... Day 3 I felt like I had a nail through my foot, spent it on percocet which took away the pain. Day 4 the nail feeling was gone but I felt like the skin around the incision was on fire. I spend half of it on percocet. ... (9 replies)

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