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... I shattered my calcaneus, talus, and subtalar joint at 33. They wanted to do surgery, but I was to swollen after injury. 12 weeks is just the beginning of recovery. At 12 weeks, I had lots of pain with use. Kept it up when I could. I was wearing a compression sock. Ask doc about them. They have some that should only be worn if doc says. Not my foot, and I am... (1 replies)
... Are you a heelie as well, I read your signature reason I ask. What was your personal experience with it. How long did it take for you to get better, did your swelling completely go away, and if so how long did that take. ... (6 replies)
... I am also a bike rider but I am currently recovering from bilateral calcaneus fractures that both needed surgery. I am currently at 14 weeks and started riding my bike last week. ... (4 replies)

Calcaneus Fracture
Aug 18, 2014
... but mine was more serious. I would start off slow weight bearing for short periods of time and build up. Taking Tylenol or Advil for pain and swelling and elevating and icing as much as you can. ... (2 replies)
... articular, tongue type. My surgery was performed the day I arrived to the hospital, so no waiting for swelling to go down. ... (2 replies)
... and raise the outside of your foot in balancing you. They come from a calf muscle, run down the outside of your ankle to the calcaneus then wrap around the outside and bottom of the foot. ... (29 replies)
... Did you have surgery? Some do and some don't. Mine was shattered bad, but they were unable to do the surgery do to swelling. The injury varies, by the extent of damage. Bunch of pieces or one fracture? Damaging the subtalar joint is typically worse. Did you do physical therapy? In my opinion this may be the most important thing for healing. This is a life... (3 replies)
... There is a long recovery period, 12-18 months. I started to have less pain around 10. But it is going to vary. Physical therapy is probably the most important thing. Doing it at home, not just the appointment. Losing weight would probably help too. They kept telling me not to gain weight as a I get older. I have lost a little. But want to lose more. Good... (4 replies)
... What did the doctor tell you to do? For me, and most, your foot needs to elevated. All day, toes above the nose. I slept with my foot on 2 pillows and during the day my recliner back with feet on pillows, for 12 weeks. This injury varies a lot based on the person and the injury. Hopefully since it was a short fall, your recovery will be on the better side. Foot up... (1 replies)
... Hi guys. I am new to this board and am hoping for some insight or words of wisdom. Little bit about me, I am 33 years of age and type 1 diabetic since I was 11. Other than that, I am generally healthy. This past December 31st, I was in Colorado on vacation (I'm a Floridian). We were outside on a very cold and windy night when I was going down some stairs that led to an ice... (1 replies)
... Hello, I understand how you feel not being able to get around, pain etc. I used a scooter once the swelling in foot went down after surgery. ... (4 replies)
... helping a couple of months to a few weeks. I wound up having a subtalar fusion late august 2012. Recovery isn't easy but worth it. 5 years later, I'm having some swelling but pain isn't bad. No regrets on having the surgery but you must follow the surgeons instructions. I still have the hardware in. Good luck. ... (2 replies)
Calcaneus fracture
Apr 19, 2017
... Good and bad news is, you are at the start of recovery. Takes 12-18 months to get as good as you get. But you will probably doing lots of stuff around 4 months. The pain gets better with time. Early on, you really need to conserve yourself, so you can do the stuff you want. Take the elevator. Sit whenever possible. There is a line here, cause you do need to be active... (8 replies)
... eing now a little over 3 months removed from the initial injury, i am at least capable of functioning. That's a great feeling. I'm by no means normal though. The swelling is still there a little, which i am sure plays a part in much of my mobility. ... (2 replies)
... I am about 5 weeks post op from bilateral calcaneus fractures...yes, both heals from a fall...and everything was going great... ... (6 replies)
... I flattened my Calcaneus and fractured it in three places. I believe the fracture just nudged into the talus a little as well. I had fracture blisters which delayed surgery somewhat, but i was able to get the work done 6 weeks ago yesterday, on January 30th. ... (2 replies)
... Hey, I crushed my calcaneous 6 months ago and have had so many set backs its overwhelming, however there is light at the end of the tunnel. Yes its "normal" for some form of depression to kick in. We are only human, you have to keep your mind and body occupied. I did puzzles and researched my family tree. You are going to have bad days and thats ok, but you just have to make... (14 replies)
... ht bearing last Monday and stood up for the first time on Friday. I'm so happy to be here. Anyway, I've heard a lot of people wear compression socks to help keep swelling down during the day and just want to see if you have tried. ... (6 replies)
... for five years until nerve damage was addressed. At 4 or 5 months swelling was detectable but not a problem. For the swelling I would elevate it all night long and every possible moment in the daytime. ... (6 replies)
... t lying. I think in about another year or so , I'll be as close to normal as possible. Still having lots of swelling, it bothers my walking sometimes because the swelling is below my feet, right in the middle, in between my toes and heal. What's some of your stories and experiences with this injury. ... (6 replies)

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