... PTT repair, and a tendon transfer. My main question is about recovery time and which assistive devices work best. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks for the response. I was unsure about the knee roller since the walking boot stops about 4Ē below my knee, so it would be uneven on the pad between the boot and my knee itself. Iím going back to the doctor tomorrow and will probably ask about the knee roller again if I have to remain non-weight bearing. (2 replies)
... I had PTTD Surgery on my right foot in August of 2015. I found the knee scooter to be a life saver. Don't know what I would have done without it. I didn't have the strength to use crutches and just before the surgery when I tried to practice going up the front steps of my house with crutches, I managed to strain my "good' foot, which was devastating at the time. So I stopped... (2 replies)
... Today was almost 6 weeks post op on my left foot.... flat foot reconstruction...
My doctor had my cast removed and also had me fitted for a boot.
I passed on crutches and opted to stay with my walker (and knee roller), because I feel safer with a walker.
It was a big relief having the cast removed.... I felt so claustrophobic... the final night in the cast (of 4... (20 replies)
... I didn't have that exact surgery either, but a similar flat foot reconstructive surgery that did include a medial slide calcaneal osteotomy. I just ended my 4th week of recovery and still have plenty of numb spots, including my pinky toe. ... (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)
... I am scheduled for FDL Tendon Transfer and Calcaneal Osteotomy in early October. ... (0 replies)
... I am new and wanted to reply to another thread. I am interested in the experience others have had with calcaneal osteotomy and peroneal tendon repair. I have had problem feet my whole life and no one has suggested any tpe of repair. ... (3 replies)
... I had surgery for a ruptured posterior tibial tendon along with a calcaneal osteotomy on Feb. 16, 2016. I have been recovering reasonably well and am now discharged from PT and doing exercises at home. ... (1 replies)
... foot. I saw an orthopedic surgeon who performed an MRI and diagnosed a completely ruptured PTT. A few days later, I underwent a PTT repair and a calcaneal osteotomy and was discharged home the same day. My surgery was on February 15. I was placed in a large dressing for 2 weeks, followed by a short leg cast. ... (2 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)
... 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)
... 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)