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... Yes your doctor is correct. The pain and position of your foot currently can cause TT symptoms. You need to get your PTTD resolved first with surgery and recovery, which can take up to a year, before you or your doctor cab do anything related to TT. Once your foot is biomechanically in the correct position, it may resolve the additional symptoms and issues related to TT. ... (1 replies)
... AOFAS.org for good information. I also had the calcaneal Osteotomy. The stitches are out and I have another 3 weeks in the cast before moving to the knee high CAM walker boot and PT. My PTT had completely torn and was apparently coiled in a ball in my foot. It looked like another ankle bone underneath my real ankle bone! ... (8 replies)
Still waiting
Aug 4, 2016
... orange tennis shoe on right foot and along with cam walker on left foot. I don't match by a long shot. ... (13 replies)

Still waiting
Aug 4, 2016
... I am also experiencing hip pain and in my calf. I'm sure it's because they weren't used for months. In fact, I was in a cam walker boot for 3 months prior to my surgery, so my calf is very atrophied. I measured it a few weeks back and it was 2" skinnier than my good one. ... (13 replies)
... I had an difficult time switching from non weight barring to walking with a cam walker. I thought I would never walk. It took me a couple of weeks to make the transition. It was very painful. ... (3 replies)
... Hello everyone, I have broken right ankle specifically the posterior malleolus that I broke back on June 1st from trying to ride my bike up curb. I was in a CAM walker boot for eight weeks. I didn't require surgery. On July 6th, I was able to be fwb while wearing the boot. ... (0 replies)
... urs out. While I am glad to have this time to "air out," it has not been a pleasant experience AT ALL. I don't know how on earth I am supposed to stay out of the boot for 4 hours, when I can barely make it when I'm out for 2 hours. ... (0 replies)
Pool therapy
Jul 19, 2016
... ng a cushioned cane. I know it makes me feel like I look a lot older than I am, but my cane has saved me countless times from falling while wearing a boot. The boot is a broader flat surface compared to a shoe, so sometimes your good foot has to move in strange ways to compensate for the boot. ... (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 me...surgery 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)




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