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Cast versus boot
Jun 1, 2016
... Thank you everyone. I go in to my appt in a couple hours. I have decided to go to the boot and just be more aware and careful with putting weight on it. ... (5 replies)
... I am recovering alone from this surgery. I had a dog walker lined up. I prepared meals beforehand and frozen. I was sent home in a slb splint and wrapped in ace bandages. ... (4 replies)
... hey are supposed to help me transition to walking. I was supposed to be in a splint for 1 week ,but with the swelling, I am going on two weeks. Then I move to a cam walker for 6 wks or so. I was told that by the time, I return back to school in early August, I should be transitioning out of the boot to a brace in a shoe. ... (10 replies)

... Today, I called the assistant because the swelling is so bad that it hurts to wear the cam walker. She told me to keep it elevated and ice it behind the knee. As long as I am sitting, foot is elevated and iced, boot can be off. ... (11 replies)
... g me to take the prescribed pain medication for only a few days. I am now almost 8 weeks post surgery. The cast was removed after 4 weeks and I was placed in a cam walker boot with no weight bearing. I began physical therapy immediately after having the cast removed and have currently had 4 treatments. ... (2 replies)
... I am now about 11 weeks post op...in a CAM boot and using a walker and sometimes a cane at home or where ground is flat and smooth. ... (2 replies)
... ve been non weight bearing for 3 weeks, the incision has healed well with no pain or swelling after the first few days. Was told to start full weight bearing in CAM walker today, which I did. A little pain, almost all just achey, on first few steps, but after walking for a bit only had a few occasional painful steps. ... (0 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)
... 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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