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... short calf muscle. ... (2 replies)
... cancelled three surgery appointments so far with the SAME surgeon during the course of 7 months. ... (13 replies)
... AKA gastroc recession. It's where the calf muscle is cut in such a way to lengthen/loosen it to allow for the ankle's greater range of motion. (18 replies)

... lengthen the calf muscle, that I should be in pretty good shape. But I don't think he has a lot of experience with this kind of fracture. ... (10 replies)
... probably won't want to do much more than lay in bed or recline on the couch and elevate his leg and foot, maybe watch some TV. The splint they put on following surgery is pretty cumbersome and will take a little time to get used to. After those first few days make sure he has plenty to keep his mind occupied. ... (4 replies)
... I'm scheduled for a calcaneal osteotomy and tendon transfer on October 21. My orthopedic surgeon said he may need to lengthen my achilles, lengthen my calf muscle, fuse a joint...but he won't know until he is in the midst of surgery. Does that sound normal? ... (12 replies)
... tendon transfer, heal cut, Cotton's procedure and calf muscle release. ... (149 replies)
... Greetings! I had the Brostrom procedure on November 23. I also had an additional procedure done to lengthen my calf muscle to relieve pressure and tearing of my Achilles tendon. ... (12 replies)
... hi i am recovering from endoscopic plantar faciotomy surgery and surgery to lengthen my calf muscle and it has been horrible. i am hoping for some answers from others. my leg has been in a hard splint since the surgery. ... (8 replies)
... I've been to more doctors than I can count about them. At first I was told I had tendinitis, then plantar fasciitis, and finally on flexible flat feet. I had a surgery to correct the flat feet, and everything seemed fine for a while. ... (2 replies)
... I had reconstructive flat foot surgery. I have two plates and eight screw on the side of the heel to create an arch. I had a gastroc recession to lengthen my calf muscle to allow for the arch. ... (3 replies)
... tendon above the base of the heal where the Achilles' tendon inserts and about 6cm above it. Then they gently stretch the foot upwards to stretch the tendon and lengthen it. ... (18 replies)
... they cut the heel bone and moved it with a screw, transferred a tendon to reinforce my posterior tibial tendon and anchored that and did something to lengthen my calf muscle. We will be traveling this journey together. ... (23 replies)
... n treatment. It is also proposed to do a gastrocnemius recession to increase range of motion with plantar flexion. I think they partially cut the tendon of the calf muscle. ... (32 replies)
... One thing I discovered is that there are so many types of osteotomies, with differing degrees of invasiveness and recovery times. The Evans is a calcaneal (heelbone) osteotomy-but it is the cutting and insertion of bone into the lateral and forward part of your heelbone to lengthen the lateral (outside) of your foot. They can use donor bone or get a chip from your hip-they... (61 replies)
Flat foot problems
Dec 31, 2009
... have heel pain after, but the pain in the arch improved. A few months ago I had another procedure done to lengthen my calf muscle which is supposed to help the allignment of my foot. The jury is still out as to how successful this was. ... (2 replies)
... Kendra, I also have very tight calf muscles. Infact I had surgery two days ago on my right calf. ... (7 replies)
... First, lengthen the calf muscle, then take cadavor bone and break my foot again and put it in and do a fusion. ... (7 replies)
Calcaneus Fracture
Jul 18, 2006
... He had surgery in December...2 metal plates, 23 screws, 8 wires and cadaver bone. He had surgery to remove this hardware in May of this year because of continued pain. ... (5 replies)
... I have a terrible bunion and hammertoe which I plan to have surgery on next month. ... (5 replies)


Associated Tags: ankle, ankle fusion, ankle stabilization, ankle surgery, arthritis, calcaneal osteotomy, endoscopic plantar fasciotomy surgery, flat flexable feet, heel, heelies, joint, lateral ligament surgery, pttd, range, recovery, rostrum procedure, surgery, tendon transfer, tibialis posterior

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