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... I'm about 16 months out from TN fusion, AKA s poor man's triple my surgeon said. I'm still using the CAM boot most of the time. I've been trying a richie brace, but my ankle doesn't like it. ... (13 replies)
... Shh1123 I'm 10 weeks post op with about the same surgery as yourself. I've been in a Cam boot (large soft black boot) since 5.5 weeks post op. I was instructed to increase my weight bearing gradually over a 6 week period (50% for 2 weeks, 75% for 2 weeks and 1 crutch for 2 weeks). I have to say the process for me as sped up slightly. I don't mean to but sometimes its too... (35 replies)
... You could give a cam walker boot a try for a couple months to rest your foot. It's a pain to deal with. ... (8 replies)

... In April I started having heel pain and swelling. I was officially diagnosed with a calcaneus stress fracture in May. I was put un a cam walker full time. In July I had a ct and a xray last week still showing the stress fracture. ... (2 replies)
... and now I'm in the cam walker again. ... (7 replies)
Foot Recovery
Sep 18, 2015
... I have a 3 wheeled knee walker that is suppose to be "all terrain", but I can see how it can throw you. I don't use it much. I use my pirate leg more than anything. ... (7 replies)
... wondering if we'll ever get better. It does get better. Getting the cast off was exciting, as my fusion healed early at 9.2 weeks. However, transitioning to a CAM boot and starting gradual weight bearing was much more painful and challenging than I expected. ... (5 replies)
Cronic Foot Pain
Nov 7, 2008
... Should I get a night splint, Or should i just get a Cam Walker Boot? ... (2 replies)
... Yah I appreciate you feedback. I lasted in shoes just enough to walk to restaurant door and to table then after dinner we walked to car. Came home and put Can walker on. This morning I put shoes on 1st thing this morning but only lasted an hour. In CAM walker the rest of the day. I have such a busy lifestyle.... ... (3 replies)
... Yes it hurts! The cam boot is so much more supportive. You'll probably need at least one crutch. If you don't have full rom back yet.......ouch! ... (3 replies)
... was NWB for 4 weeks in hard cast, 2 weeks weight bearing in hard cast, then was put in CAM walker for two weeks. I'm going into a regular shoes in 2 days. I still have pain from time to time.....each transition I had pain. ... (3 replies)
... I did not have your type of surgery. I had foot reconstruction done in August, any way I can relate to the cam walker boot, I HATE mine too! I went out in mine yesterday for around 5 hours. When we were at dinner, the pain in my foot and ankle was excrutiating. ... (9 replies)
... o idea what is going on with the incision area. The ace bandage is a bit discolored around the heel but it is dry. I'm assuming the odor is from living in this boot 24 hours a day for 7 days but want to make sure there isn't any risk of an infection. I don't have a fever or an increase in pain. ... (19 replies)
... I am still in the cam walker most of the time but supposed to start weaning off it into regular shoe. ... (1 replies)
... Nope, I just grab my crutches and one foot it to the bathroom. I was really surprised he said not to use any type of ankle brace after the boot comes off, and to just do physical therapy on my own. ... (10 replies)
... Hi everyone, my doctor is taking a pro active approach with november 25th, post op dec 10th, splint removed and stitches out and foot put into boot walker for 5 weeks and told to PWB with crutches for a week then FWB for the next 4 weeks, and do physical therapy at home on my own twice a day. ... (10 replies)
... I still use the walker in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom. I'm going to return my scooter next week!! ... (10 replies)
... LO, Wow! You are making good progress. 3 weeks until my surgery. I got my knee walker, cast cover and wedge today. Now if I could just get my arm pain free. Good to hear from you. (10 replies)
... It is the strangest thing to not be able to figure out the walking motion. LO did you use crutches during PWB. I am using a walker and I feel like using it is taking too much energy...think crutches may be easier. Although I hear it just starts to happen. Congrats on your progress. ... (10 replies)
... Hang in there and keep at it. I've been walking FWB since last Thursday and it is getting better. Foot swells again and I am happy to remove the boot at the end of the day, but it seems to get easier every day. ... (10 replies)

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