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3 days post op
May 19, 2018
... The Friday after my surgery, I woke up and the swelling was gone from my foot. Now the splint was extremely loose. ... (11 replies)
3 days post op
May 2, 2018
... I am in my 3rd week post op and I also remember the relief of the cuctting my cast to relieve the swelling... ... (11 replies)
3 days post op
Apr 30, 2018
... Physio comes in to make sure foot surgery patients learn how to use crutches properly. That's all they do. ... (11 replies)

3 days post op
Apr 30, 2018
... Take heart. The first 3 days were my worst also. You can't get physiotherapy during that time. The first two weeks you just must keep your foot elevated above your heart as much as possible. I'm glad that they split the cast to accommodate your swelling. ... (11 replies)
... I really would call and get that checked. It sounds like the surgical cast may be too tight and impairing circulation. ... (4 replies)
... soft cast on my left foot and it's putting a lot of pressure on my heel. Is that normal? ... (4 replies)
... I iced the outside of my cast. The cold still gets through to an extent. I had strap on ice packs that you put on. Nice part is that it isn't directly on your skin so its no rush to take it off. Also, behind the knee like loveoysters mentioned is also a good idea. You can also wrap a popcicle (like the ones in plastic) in paper towels and slide it down in if it will fit. ... (4 replies)
... Elevate and ice behind the knee. It won't hurt to ice the cast but it won't do much for the swelling. Try it behind the knee, works great for the foot. ... (4 replies)
... Bootcamp, How do you manage to ice your foot with a hard cast on or do you have a boot you can take off? ... (4 replies)
... My foot swells like that every single day in the evening and it has been five weeks. I even went on for cast change cause I thought there was something wrong. Now I know when the swelling starts I take a half a pain pill and elevate. ... (4 replies)
... yesteray I got my stitches out and had my cast put on. It was a little sore yesterday but tonight for some reason it is swollen so the cast feels tight and I havent done anything to aggrivate it. ... (4 replies)
... well, well, well... Congratulations!!!! yaay!!! your cast comes off!!!! whoo hoo!! ... (11 replies)
... Animal I remember when I was weightbearing in my cast that the first couple of weeks were hard and the pain did get better. ... (8 replies)
... If I'm honest my foot feels no different than before the surgery, apart from the surgery pain? ... (8 replies)
... I think you should be, animal. I'm not sure if you have swelling or not, but I do and I think all of the message and gentle exercise is really helping with that, as well as breaking up scar tissue and regaining flexibility. ... (8 replies)
... My surgeon warned me that my foot would always be more swollen looking than before surgery or when compared to my other foot. I hope he is wrong!!! ... (8 replies)
... My PT has given me a theraband to work my foot, she is doing massage and has suggested icing too. I agree the pregnancy is contributing to the swelling as my right ankle has started swelling too. ... (8 replies)
... I personally do 30 foot pumps then ice for 20 minutes three times a day now, and elevated whenever I can. My PT messages to move the fluid out of my foot 3x per week. And I do gentle exercises that PT recommends, which also helps with circulating fluids and reducing swelling. ... (8 replies)
... I am looking some advice. I had my cast removed 10 days ago after being NWB for 12 weeks followed by WB in the cast for 4 weeks. I was told by my OS to stay an air cast boot for 2 weeks and progress to a shoe. ... (8 replies)
... i had a similar accident while windsurfing. Fractures on 2,3 and 4 with dislocation on 1. I am now 5weeks post op with hard cast feeling better. I am looking for info on long term effect experinces and recovery times. ... (32 replies)


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