... I was originally told that I would be NWB for 12 weeks, but lucked out and only had to do 10. I think 12 weeks sounds pretty normal, especially for the amount of work you had done. Has your surgeon given you any idea of when you might be able to start partial weight bearing? Since you are in a job where you are on your feet a lot, maybe he's keeping you non-weight bearing... (3 replies)
... I had calcaneal osteotomy 2 screws in my heel , gastrocnemius recession, flexor digitorum longus transfer, posterior tibial tendon tenotomy and cuneiform osteotomy, dorsal opening wedge and splint with bone grafting procedure to the left foot in Aug . I am now at we 12 still non weight bearing I see the Os in 4 days . I am urgently in a boot since week 6 I can remove it for... (3 replies)
... I had my calcaneal osteotomy and tendon transfer in June 2013 and posted on this board while in recovery. ... (1 replies)
... Wow! Full weight bearing at only 2 & a half weeks? Usually with this type of surgery (at least in the States) people don't get to do any weight bearing until about 6 weeks at the earliest. That's amazing. Good luck with with your recovery. (6 replies)
... Two and a half weeks ago I had pttd surgery. (Calcaneal osteotomy, pttd tendon transfer, Achilles lengthening, spring ligament repair) the surgeon has said I can weight bear and I can almost weight bear 100% of my weight already. I am off my pain meds and have had very little pain, mostly just varying levels of discomfort. Has anyone else had a similar post op experience and... (6 replies)
... with physical therapy. I really struggled with crutches so mainly used a knee scooter. I never had surgery before so was shocked at how difficult and long the recovery was. I was very naive and didn't ask many questions before the surgery. ... (26 replies)
... I bought the bullet asyou say on sept 15,2014! I was a nervous wreck before surgery and I won't lie it has not been easy after.
My right foot was so messes up it took my surgeon who ver 6 hours to finish surgery. I am on Monday going to be 4 weeks post opp/I still have a lot of pain and got my second cast this past Tues. I have two long screws in my heel to put it back in... (11 replies)
... I have one screw from my calcaneal osteotomy. ... (18 replies)
... year old. But I do have degenerative arthritis in my back, left knee, hands etc, but not in this foot thank the Lord! That is why he said he could do the Evans calcaneal osteotomy along with the many other procedures he will do. ... (19 replies)
... I am three weeks post op calcaneal osteotomy, PTTD transfer and gastroc recession. Thankful for the nerve blocker! ... (23 replies)
... o Surgeon in 2 weeks and I'll bring it up to her. She said last visit that she changed the mechanics of my foot. Well...I know she moved everything over with the calcaneal osteotomy, but is it too far to the outside of the foot? ... (4 replies)
... Enjoy your last weekend of weight bearing for awhile. :) Do something nice for yourself and try to relax. Just think, by next week at this time it will all be over and you'll be on your way to recovery. There will be an adjustment time until you get a routine down and figure out what works and what doesn't, but you'll be OK. The most important thing is plenty of rest so... (53 replies)
... e "well, you have full range of motion". Like he doubts I have pttd because my ankle still has it's full range. However, the O.S. says I have PTTD. I hope your recovery continues to go well. ... (4 replies)
... I pray your surgery went well and you are on the road to recovery! This site has helped me so much and I have learned so much too.
My surgery is next Mon Sept 15, I am really getting nervous and anxious too.
I am having Evans Calcaneal Osteotomy, FDL tendon transfer, Achilles muscle lengthened, nerve release in the muscle near my tibial tendon, I may have to also have... (53 replies)
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... I also had flat foot reconstruction. I had the ptt/spring ligaments repaired, calcaneal osteotomy/cotton osteotomy, tendon transfer and gastroc recession. My foot swelled for several months. I am now 16 months post op and doing well. If you have any doubts about your symptoms, could you call your doctor (2 replies)
... fusion you mentioned, but I did have flatfoot reconstructive surgery in June, which included posterior tibial tendon work, a calcaneal osteotomy, an additional bone graft on the top of my foot, and lengthening of my Achilles tendon. ... (2 replies)
... I hope someone can just post back to me and re-assure me that what I am going thru is normal and that I will recover from this and be able to walk without pain. I had a calcaneal osteotomy, ip release and 2-5 fusion in the middle of July, so that is 3 1/2 months ago. My foot still swells up like a balloon if I am unable to elevate it during the day. It feels like it is... (2 replies)
... I appreciate the extensive information everyone has provided on the calcaneal osteotomy recovery process because I am scared to have the surgery on June 21st. ... (38 replies)
... Calcaneal osteotomy are generally done to correct flat feet issues. ... (4 replies)