... 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. ... (9 replies)
... Calcaneal osteotomy are generally done to correct flat feet issues. ... (4 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)
... 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)
... I was annoyed with sensations during my recovery and the slightest hint of throbbing. I would say my pain was contained by meds for the first couple weeks if I just sat still in bed with the foot raised. ... (4 replies)
... Just wondering if anyone who had the above surgery or anything similar had any toe numbness afterwards? I am just 2 weeks post op, but my two smallest toes are numb. I do have feeling in them, but they feel like I have nerve damage. I asked dr about it and he seemed puzzled, said he wasn't near the nerves that affect those toes. One possibility was that the splint was pinching... (24 replies)
... Thank you, I will ask the surgeon nearer to the time when need to start weight bearing. (8 replies)
... You will have to ask your surgeon that. I have to wear the boot for 4 weeks while walking, and I'm still using crutches. (8 replies)
... I had double calcaneal osteotomy, first cunnieform osteotomy, strayer procedure, talonavicular capsule placatition, FDL tendon transfer,autograft tibia aspiration. Whew! ... (24 replies)
... I broke my calcaneus on the 26th April and had my op on the 1st may. I had my cast removed on 16 June and am now in a shoe boot. I was told at hospital that I have to be non weight bearing for further 3 weeks and then I can start trying to put foot down to as much as my pain threshold will take. Can you tell me would I been trying to use my foot with or without the boot on?... (8 replies)
... It didn't really hurt, just felt really strange having a shoe on again after 3 months in a cast & boot. But like I said, for me it very quickly became much more comfortable walking in the shoe than in the boot. I hated that thing. (8 replies)
... Thank you!! I can't wait until I can buy new shoes and get rid of the walking boot!! and the outside of my foot near my incision to my toes are numb. I'll have to ask my surgeon next time I see him about that. Was it painful walking in shoes for the first time after the boot comes off? (8 replies)