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... Hi, I shattered both calcaneous in my accident 2 year ago and was NWB for 12 weeks plus 2 prior to surgery. Surgery was not optional for me but I did have displacement. I stretched a lot while I was NWB which helped keep things limber. Once I started putting weight on my feet, it was very painful especially in the tendons and foot like you speak of. By this point,... (7 replies)
... You could also try taking something first thing in the morning for inflammation. I take naproxen which helps keep the swelling down in my subtalar joint throughout the day. ... (2 replies)
... In the beginning, wearing any socks at all was helpful with compression and swelling for me. Now I can go without and I don't have too many issues. ... (8 replies)

... home again. The walker is great at the office and I'm still using the knee scooter at home because I like being able to free my hands and zip around. Pain and swelling were minimal. ... (8 replies)
... and walking become very painful. I manage this by taking naproxin daily to prevent joint swelling and this has helped me be more active. Being active seems very important for mine. ... (8 replies)
... Thank you for replying. I'm not sure how great my socks and shoes are but I'm planning on sticking with athletic shoes even though it's not really allowed at work. I'd hope they'd make an exception. Two weeks after surgery they took off the splint and gave me a boot. I asked about ice and elevation and was told that neither one was all that critical anymore. Since then... (8 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)

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