... 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 am three weeks post op calcaneal osteotomy, PTTD transfer and gastroc recession. Thankful for the nerve blocker! ... (19 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)
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... Calcaneal osteotomy are generally done to correct flat feet issues. ... (4 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)
... 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)
... sagittal inversion recovery and proton density weighted sequences... ... (15 replies)
... Good luck as you continue on your journey and seek answers. Oh, wanted to ask you, did you have screws put in with your Calcaneal Osteotomy? ... (15 replies)
... I think recovery time partly depends on your age. I've noticed on these boards that the younger ones seem to recover a lot more quickly and fully. ... (5 replies)
... I've been the same. I was so active before being member of gym etc. and I did my injury on a 5K obstacle course all for charity.
Your sounds more serious than mine x (4 replies)
... Hi there, thanks for your post. FDL transfer is a tendon repair across the ankle as well as the calcaneotomy. I only have 1 screw. I think I am trying to run before I can walk(excuse the pun) and need to just listen to the advice they give. Thanks for the advice about swimming. ;) (4 replies)
Hi there hope you are well.
Can I just ask what FDL transfer is?
I broke my calcaneus on the 26th April and I had my operation on the 1st May and I have 4 screws in place. I was In a big cast for two weeks after op and then they put me in to a smaller cast and I was non weight baring the whole time.
5 weeks later I was put in to the boot and was 20% weight baring. I... (4 replies)
... Hi there
I see some members have also had this procedure. I would really like some advice.
I had the operation 9 weeks ago today, was in not-weight bearing cast for 6 1/2 weeks and have been in an air cast boot for 2 weeks(full weight bearing!1). I went to my first physio appointment on Wednesday and she said until I had been in the boot for 5 weeks she couldn't do... (4 replies)
... 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)