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... 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'm not even sure what my question is here, but I think I've freaked myself out after reading some horror stories here and on other sites about recovery, and am just looking for reassurance that the surgery is a good plan at this point in my life. ... (7 replies)
... Last Wed I had a Calcaneal Osteotomy, tendon and ligament repair. ... (4 replies)

... The thought of going through this once is overwhelming enough let alone doing both feet. I keep telling myself "One day at a time!" because reading these recup stories on this site can be scarey. ... (26 replies)
... Thanks for the update. I am scheduled for PTTD repair and calcaneal osteotomy in a week. ... (4 replies)
... I have not had the flatfoot surgery yet, due to hearing so many stories of awful outcomes. ... (18 replies)
... Like most people, I've read these boards extensively and seen the good and bad stories of this surgery. My story is I've always had flat feet, but it never was to the point where it inhibited me other than mild discomfort. ... (20 replies)
... HikerDreams, It so good to hear from you. I don't think you should put any more pressure on your foot than you feel comfortable with. You just got your cast off and your foot will take time to finish healing. You have a boot and an air brace because you can't just walk on your foot alone yet. PWB means partial, and that is something you build up on. I would suggest... (120 replies)
... Good morning Dancing Cat, Thank you for the welcome. It's been very helpful reading all the posts on this site. Everyone has been so willing to tell their stories! And some have been quite funny, others quite frightening. Still, I have enjoyed the information and the tales along the way. I have only been to London once, in 1986, for about a week and loved it. My... (120 replies)
... Hi! This is my first year at Mankato (started last July) and we're actually all full time now instead of grads so its a little different. Thank you all for your insight and comments - I do feel a little better! I'll try and post after I have the surgery and talk about my progress. Thanks again for all the comments! (7 replies)
... I'm actually going under the knife in a few hours (around noon central time) with this. The first thing you need to do is read the "Tactics for coping while non-weight-bearing after foot surgery" thread....amazing! I'd add a link but I don't know if we can. You've got a little time so make use of it by getting prepped and that thread will help big time. I'm not sure about the... (7 replies)
... This board is very helpful, but you are right, people don't tend to write about the good stories, it's easier to talk about the stories gone wrong. Once people feel better, they tend to stop coming to the board I've noticed. So you don't get to see a lot of the good stories. ... (7 replies)
... Would be interested to hear other stories and outcomes! ... (4 replies)
... Thanks for the kind words. Much appreciated. It has been a long 9 - 10 months but I am hardcore in mindset with the occasional moment of frustration. I look at the situation and think that some downtime now is well worth it when compared to a potential of accommodating this situation for a lifetime. (50 replies)
... it, after all that's what pain meds are for. I had the same procedure as Roxygirl minus the gastric recession. Her words of encouragement along with the success stories of her and others has really helped me along the road to recovery. ... (50 replies)
... Hello Everyone, First I wish to thank all of the courageous people who have posted and replied to topics concerning posterior tibial tendon dysfunction over the last couple of years. Almost 2 years ago (and 38 years of having flat feet) I was diagnosed with PTTD in both feet (Stage 2 A) and I have since read many posts to this topic on Health Boards. I'm a 38 year old... (5 replies)
... Thanks for the replys to my post. I must say, initially I was a little surprised at first by the responses, but after considering what all was written I made several calls to find a pt that will work with me. And I found one the came highly recommended that will do sessions for $65/day. I thought that was very fair. I neglected to add that I myself am a licensed massage... (6 replies)
... I gotta tell you I really relied on the comments from this message board in making the final decision to get the FDL Transfer and Calcaneal Osteotomy. I carefully weighed the pros and the relatively little cons from what others wrote based on their experience. I am 3. ... (17 replies)
... Hi Missy! On Dec. 16 I had a PTT reconstruction, Calcaneal Osteotomy, and Gastroc Recession on my left foot. ... (17 replies)
... I'm really interested reading about the plaster cast. I didn't know those were still in use. I had a calcaneal osteotomy, modified brostrom, and gastroc slide done in March. ... (18 replies)

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