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... Regarding ice, I used ice every day around the clock with a cast for the 9.2 weeks I was casted. ... (14 replies)
... My doctor told me not to bother with icing it when I was in my cast because he said it wouldn't do anything through the cast so I just elevated it the majority of the day and started icing when I got into the boot at 6 weeks . ... (14 replies)
... take the recovery one day at a time, instead of focusing on the end. That really helped me, to consider minor things a step in the right direction. Going from cast to boot, one crutch, no crutch, etc. Walking down stairs normally. ... (14 replies)

... rays looked terrific at six weeks and my third cast comes off in 10 days. I am hoping for a boot and PWB, but who knows. ... (2 replies)
... one week ago. I had tibia tendon transfer, foot reconstruction, bunionectomy, achiles lengthening. They did a bone marrow extraction. My foot does not have a cast but a fixator instead. Has anyone had this Fixator and what was your experience. ... (6 replies)
... Ok, after I wrote this I realized that Its friday now! I could call my doctors office later on when they open. With the time off from work I have been forgetting what day is what! All of you must really think I am stupid! Christina (12 replies)
... I had a lapidus bunionectomy on April 29th along with removal of bone spur from my talus. On tuesday my splint was removed sutures taken out and I was put in a fiberglass cast. ... (12 replies)
... I had a lapidus bunionectomy and hammertoe surgery on Oct. 25, 2013. Also had a pin sticking out of my second toe. I was in a cast for two weeks or so, then put into a cam boot. Still have numbness and tightness on top of my foot around the surgical site. ... (1 replies)
... I'm nervous but extremely excited to get my cast off. ... (7 replies)
... my "recent" lapidus bunionectomy and now in 3 days, I reach week 7 and go in to get my cast off and move on to a boot. ... (4 replies)
... inflammatory meds religiously for the first 6 days...and still do. As of right now, I only have to keep the cast on for 2 weeks total....thank goodness! Then its in the boot for 4 weeks. ... (7 replies)
... My post op appointment is on day 6. My doc will put my cast on then. ... (7 replies)
... After three months of walking in an air cast with a broken tibial sesemoid bone, I finally had surgery today to remove the sesemoid. ... (7 replies)
... Great! I think it does happen a lot. I bashed mine several times and it felt like I rang a bell, but never actually stepped down. It's good to know they've planned for lots of us to lose balance and step on it. You gotta love the cast! Good luck at work tomorrow and thanks for filling us all in. (10 replies)
... Quick update: called the doctor's office this morning and my msg about a fall on my cast/bad foot relayed to him. His assistant called back and said since I wasn't experiencing pain (beyond usual), there was nothing to worry about. I guess it happens so often he didn't feel the need to talk to me in person, but well, that's reassuring in its own right too. Now just to get... (10 replies)
... Same thing just happened to that person and she tells you what the doctor on call said. Others also responded, mostly saying they put you in the cast to protect you from injury, and this happens. They tell their stories. It must have really Jared you but you probably couldn't put enough weight to do damage. ... (10 replies)
... and need to go back into surgery than pain, but am worried as well and came here to ask and saw your post. I have a different procedure than you, a lapidus bunionectomy that has 2 screws fusing my first metatarsal to the medial cuneiform, but am NWB for 7 weeks. ... (21 replies)
... and my cast definitely took weight and slid a bit until my cheek hit the wall and my arms stopped my fall. ... (10 replies)
... I place my ice pack behind my knee. That was the instruction I was given from my surgeon and it has worked really well. I did put one on the cast down by my toes but it didn't do the job so now I only do behind the knee. ... (10 replies)
... will pack me lunch with a couple of ice packs so I'll have those ready. Btw, do you place your ice pack beneath your knee or drape over your cast area? ... (10 replies)


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