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... It is so nice to hear from you again! Yes, he wanted to remove my keloid scar and take out the hardware on the top of my foot and that is what lead me to get a second opinion. The second doctor said, oh my what did he do to you. As a tear ran down my face. He said that yes it is an option to cut out the keloid and I showed him pics of my foot and said the scar is bad cuz... (6 replies)
... gickie I am so sorry you are having to go through this,,,, we had surgery around the same time so I've read your blogs and been thinking of you, this recovery is so long and hard,,, I just had achilles and calcanealsurgery so not as complicated as your surgery but still been pretty difficult,, I thought your doc wanted to try removing the hardware? He wants to do a... (6 replies)
... Cade, I wore two boots for 3 months because of my heels and sleeping was difficult at times. I found that putting pillows around my feet kept the covers propped up enough not to pull my feet to either side. It also kept me from kicking my wife or bring kicked. The other thing I learned to help me sleep was to use up more energy throughout the day with a consistent routine. It... (14 replies)

... Hello, I am 6 days post surgery. Had calcaneal osteotomy and fdl tendon transfer. I was wondering about everyone's experience with getting used to crutches, knee scooter etc. ... (2 replies)
... Yes, it will likely be a CAM walker, or something similar. You might want to ask your surgeon if you can just use that same boot rather than get a new one. (14 replies)
... I am in a splint bandage. One week left I think! I'm very happy about that. I went out today to a store with my parents since I live at home with them still. It felt really good since I feel so stuck I think I'll be in a boot. I'm not positive. Is that like a cam walker boot? My podiatrist had me use a cam boot for a while to see if that helped my PTTD. it didn't. Sadly. I'm... (14 replies)
... Hi Cade...I feel for ya. Been there twice in the last couple of years. It is pretty rough for the first few weeks, but it will get better once you get yourself into a routine and figure out what works for you and what doesn't. Are you having trouble sleeping due to pain, or because you have to lay in positions you aren't used to, or both? Do you have one of those large... (14 replies)
... I had a calcaneal osteotomy and tendon transfer 12 weeks ago. I began with a cast for 7 weeks NWB. The cast was removed 4 weeks ago and Im now in a CAM walker. ... (4 replies)
... HI there, I'm almost 4 weeks post surgery (tendon transfer & calcaneal osteotomy, removal of accessory navicular bone), but I have not been in pain since about 5 days after surgery. I think I cut down on the pain meds 4 days past surgery and didn't take anything except for the occasional aleve after my foot wasn't elevated for a longer time. I have been in a cast since 2 weeks... (5 replies)
... k it was how he sewed me up. I had two csections and never had any issue with scar tissue. I am also having issue on the side of my heel where the Double Evans Calcaneal Osteotomy was put. The scar tissue feels like it is stuck to the plate. When I message the scar, it starts to split open in the spot it is stuck. ... (0 replies)
... After PTTD Surgery, I didn't have much luck using the knee scooter in the kitchen. For cooking, preparing meals, I used the wheelchair that I purchased. The counter and stove were somewhat too high, but I managed to get things accomplished in a comfortable position, without straining both feet. I used the knee scooter to get around otherwise in the house and backyard, which... (2 replies)
... Yes, everything you are experiencing is pretty normal from my experience. ..I've had both ankles reconstructed. I think it's quite impressive that you're up and around so much just six days postop! I had the issues with being lightheaded also. I actually passed out at 2 weeks postop from my second surgery... thankfully, I was on the knee scooter, not crutches, and just slid... (2 replies)
... I am exactly 6 mos and 1 day from PTTD repair and calcaneal osteotomy. ... (10 replies)
... Read how tough and long recovery is for calcaneal Osteotomy and tendon transfer. Wonder if it's worth the risk and if the final result will be any better. ... (2 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)
... 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)

Associated Tags: bunion surgery, calcaneal osteomy; post op; recovery;knee scooter, calcaneal osteotomy, flat foot reconstruction, foot surgery, gastrocnemius slide, modified brostrom, nerve damage, pttd, revision

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