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... I am hoping for some honest feedback from patients who underwent the medial calcaneal slide osteotomy. My podiatrist is recommending this surgery I am very concerned that it takes a year to recover for many. ... (1 replies)
... Glad to hear there is good points in amongst the bad! I know those feelings all too well! I had Nausea with the Endone (oxycodone) here too but didn't get anti nausea meds I basically found sleeping was the only way to remove the nausea! My other side effect though was I did hallucinate when I had the painkillers! She is lucky she doesn't get really sick from the General... (21 replies)
... Today is the fourth day after my daughter's calcaneal osteotomy. ... (21 replies)

... s turning over inwardly, and very flat. His concern is that he doesn't want to risk this happening again, and subsequently damaging her ankle. As arduous as the recovery is for a calcaneal osteotomy, it would be more traumatic to take out the implant, put another in, with the high chance that it would fail. ... (21 replies)
... year old is scheduled for a calcaneal osteotomy on her left foot on Mon Apr 27th to address her flat foot pain. Unfortunately the subtalar implant that she had just this past December failed. ... (21 replies)
... I am glad that your daughter is doing well. I can understand wanting to do for her self. I have had that the whole time of my recovery. However my older body has not healed like my young body. Now I pay for not behaving "as my wife would say doing to much :-)" but I do try to do more every day as I get better. I hope she heals fast and can get past all her surgeries and... (21 replies)
... Thank you Justintime. :) The surgery was this morning. She's resting and taking the pain meds so when the nerve block wears off, we can try to have her "ahead of the pain." (21 replies)
... I wish your daughter all the best in her surgery and in her recovery. She must be a very brave and strong kid. It sounds like she has a very loving and supportive mother as well (you!). I have been using my knee scooter for many, many months. It can be a lot of fun on smooth surfaces, though hazardous and challenging on bumpy surfaces. Kids and teenagers watch me buzz by... (21 replies)
... t this point. However, I am tired of the swelling and pain at the end of the day. My ankle swells at the site of the incision on the outside of the ankle for the calcaneal osteotomy. I wear a compression sock, and I am still icing in the evenings and sleeping with my foot elevated just to try to keep ahead of it. ... (11 replies)
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May 9, 2015
... Mel, I'm 28. I had an fdl transfer, medializing calcaneal osteotomy, Evans calcaneal osteotomy, gastrocnemius recession, and bone marrow aspiration. .. ... (19 replies)
... I would be a little concerned at only 2 weeks out about the amount of swelling you'll still have with not being on bedrest or in a recliner, where you can get your foot up on pillows & above your heart. How many hours/day will you be working? Would they let you gradually get back into it? You'll likely be pretty tired for the first couple of weeks. The more you can rest... (8 replies)
... Well, tomorrow I will be 2 weeks post op after having an fdl transfer, calcaneal osteotomy, repair of the spring ligament, hammertoe repair on my second toe and lengthening of the tendons of toes three and four. ... (8 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)
... 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)
... Ok thanks! I start Physiotherapy next week and my walking boot I wear for 2 more weeks then my surgeon said I don't have to wear it anymore and I go back to see my surgeon in a month so hopefully I'll be walking better by then. I'll have to ask my surgeon about my numb foot when I see him. I can't wait to buy new shoes!! (8 replies)
... I'll be honest, the incision on the outside or my foot was what the dr called the osteotomy incision , where he cut down to the bone and cut the cal anneal bone. Now my Nerve is embedded in scar tissue. ... (8 replies)
... Each person's body has it's own time frame for healing, so you'll just have to see how your foot responds to things. Sharing from my own experience, it didn't take real long once I was full weight bearing to transition to the shoe all the time--maybe two weeks tops. I bought a good pair of comfortable athletic shoes from a local sports store. They really helped me find the... (8 replies)

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