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Foot/ankle surgery
Jan 28, 2018
... I was supposed to be in a cast for 8 weeks and have it removed between Christmas and New Years. I ended up in it for an extra week due to my surgeon being on vacation. ... (3 replies)
... From your comments you have prepared yourself with the right equipment. The ice crush machine was an excellent help to alleviate pain and swelling . I also purchased a blue slanted foam wedge sold online specifically for elevating your leg after surgery. It was a very big help. ... (4 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)
... ok - I guess it's a come to reality day. After finally looking up what lisfranc breaks are ... it's doesnt look great. I know it's only been 6 wks but I am going nuts. I go back in 3 wks to remove screws/pins, and put some weight down. I guess I just thought I would start walking...but from what I have read all day that's not going to be the case. I just finished my first... (32 replies)
... when foot feels too tight and painful I remove the bandage and boot and gently massage foot. My scabs are starting to come off so incisions looking a little better. ... (10 replies)

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