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... t with a strap and then he massaged it. He told me that we'll work on massaging the fibroma to see if it will help. He also has me doing leg lifts since I have muscle atrophy due to not using those muscles in 5 months. ... (75 replies)
... I ate well in the days prior to surgery and kept hydrated. ... (69 replies)
... it took me months to get my muscle back after my surgery. ... (6 replies)

... but definately noticed that sore calf. It has a little muscle atrophy after 6 weeks of getting no work and was letting me know it wasn't used to working. ... (14 replies)
... I had a similar procedure to yours back in April of this year. It is normal for your cast to become loose the longer you wear it as your calf will shrink due to muscle atrophy. I had two joints fused during my surgery along with achilles lengthening. ... (3 replies)
... t have any ptt symptoms. those started in 2010. but, i went to dr. nunley because for years i had pain that would bounce around.. my calf, heel, back of the knee after a half hour to an hour of weight bearing. he attributed it all to my calf atrophy that has always been present since my flat foot reconstructive surgery in 1995. ... (28 replies)
... patient is different, but I must admit I was a bit surprised that you were told you might not need PT. Muscle atrophy begins a mere few days after a limb becomes immobile, and the only way to fully restore it is by targeting all the muscle groups involved with exercise, from the hip on down. ... (111 replies)
... After being in a cast for 9 weeks, I'm sure there has been a fair amount of muscle atrophy. ... (2 replies)
... blotchy for some time after surgery. ... (55 replies)
... I had polio when I was an infant and suffered muscle atrophy and a foot deformity. I had surgery when I was 12 and did fine for years . Now I need corrective surgery again and just curious if anyone has thoughts on various procedures. ... (0 replies)
... I had a brostrom on 2 ligaments as well as a peroneal tendon graft. All were complete ruptures. Surgery was May 11. ... (6 replies)
... Check with your therapist for some dense foam that can be cut to fit in your boot or shoe. It's only about 1/8-1/4" thick but it did help me when I started walking again. I now use A-line insoles in my shoes at all times. They cup my heel, support my feet, and allow me to walk with a good stride since my accident flattened my arches completely. The boots were always more... (4 replies)
Broken Heels
Oct 13, 2015
... I fell June 5th, 2015 resulting in bilateral calcaneus fractures. Both needed surgery to realign the joint in the right foot and reattach some the back of my heel in the left. I am coming up on 5 months post op. ... (13 replies)
... was, was when my surgeon admonished me right before my surgery about how important it was to have kept my foot elevated above my heart both before and after surgery in order to keep the swelling down. ... (16 replies)
... it was better to reduce my ROM than it was to have me break something. But in general I'm not really into bracing without a clear need because it contributes to atrophy and muscle imbalance. I have some permanent atrophy already from delaying surgery so long in my calf especially and I want my muscles working hard. ... (7 replies)
... ees no difference. I do alot off leg exercises at the gym including those machines that work the calf muscle. Not sure why you can't drive. I was driving 2 weeks after surgery and using my left foot. I take it your bad ankle is the right one so maybe that is why your dr. doesn't want you to drive yet. ... (6 replies)
... I had a brostrom surgery on my right ankle about six weeks ago due to a loose ligament. ... (2 replies)
... admit that I am with your doctor and PT on this one. You're young and in many cases doctors prevent surgeries on young people for the reason that no matter what surgery you have, you typically will end up with some sort of arthritis from it. Surgery should be prevented by all means in youth. ... (26 replies)
... ues. If the muscles in your ankle and foot are stronger, it will take some of the stress off of other areas. It is normal to experience swelling and discomfort after completing physical therapy exercises. Some isometric exercises maybe? ... (11 replies)
... You won't see much change in it until after you get out of the boot unfortunately. I'm 4 months out from reconstructive ankle surgery and even though I knew after 6 wks in a cast and 2 months on crutches that my calf would atrophy, I wasn't prepared for how much it would! ... (3 replies)


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