... my surgeon told me to start wiggling my toes and doing ankle circles when not in the boot. It wasn't very comfortable at first. As far as swelling these days, I don't feel much pain when not elevated. ... (6 replies)
... I am 3 months post op and am still having pain in the other four toes when I do flexing and bending. Anyone else experience this? ... (2 replies)
... urring. The joint had become noticeably enlarged on top. I wore a foot orthotic for approximately a year and received cortisone shots under my third and fourth toes due to transfer pain. ... (16 replies)
... I totally know what you mean about the walking. When you are at home, you could concentrate better and take your time to walk "properly" but when you are out, you just don't have the luxury to do so. Then your feet ended up walking funny and hurting bad later on. ... (18 replies)
... that it was not unusual after 2 months post surgery to have the foot swell a bit. I have no more electric shock feelings when I stand and I think the ankle is better. I know it's too soon to be sure, but I am at least over the pain and am hopeful that the problem is solved. ... (19 replies)
... Hmmm I'm definitely no expert on this but I would still guess that it's plantar fasciitis or something similar because it only affects you in the morning generally.
When you're sleeping your inflamed fascia muscles tighten (contract) which is the reason for the morning pain. You can try orthotics and calf stretches in the morning (reaching for your toes and gently... (6 replies)
... Left foot toes 2 and 3. ... (19 replies)
... out of me as to what could happen if I didn't. My toe is a little stiff but mostly flexible in both passive motion and by my muscle control while scrunching my toes flexing them towards my ankle. ... (5 replies)
... top ankle muscles hurt more when I do the toes raises. I sooooooooooooo want to lose the crutches and while this week is my FWB week, PT wants to make sure I am there before losing the crutches. Ugh. ... (1 replies)
... Also, are there recommendations to strengthen my muscles when I'm off my foot? ... (4 replies)
... I can't say that the pain is unbearable at this point. It's just always there whenever I walk. ... (13 replies)
... body and subtalar joint. There was significant swelling and bruising in both feet within minutes...but only the right one was broken. My toes were curled under and could not be straightened. I was taken to the hospital via ambulance... ... (14 replies)
... however I am currently living in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Having only been here for about a month so far, my Portuguese is extremely minimal. So when I went to the hospital it was basically a game of charades trying to explain my injury and also trying to understand their diagnosis. ... (14 replies)
... but I took it twice this week when my foot was aching and I knew sleep would be hard to come by. ... (12 replies)
... I have to wear the boot when I practice walking but I can have it off when I'm just laying around doing nothing, which is nice. I do motion exercises like flexing up, down, left, and right, and I also practice curling my toes. When I trying pulling up on my foot with my hand I can really feel the pain and stiffness. ... (5 replies)
... ed week 4 and I'm still using a crutch with very little weight on my heel. My Doctor prefers no weight on your foot for six weeks. Can't imagine how it will be when I am given the go ahead to walk. Will I be able to just take off or am I going to end up taking weeks getting comfortable walking on my foot again. ... (26 replies)
... today, pottering about the house and sat without it elevated and although I can feel some swelling, it doesnt burn anymore and I wont be elevating it till later when I relax for the night. Ive not put the dressing back on, Im allowing the air to get to the wound. ... (26 replies)
... e year after installation of 9 screws and one plate to repair a calcaneus fracture the doctor took them out since I was having lots of pain. The primary type of pain was lateral or side to side movement. Pain was also produced by pushing off too hard or simply flexing my foot in bed. ... (67 replies)
... And when it hurts or burns I stop and wait until later or tomorrow. Seems to feel a bit better every day or so. Good luck. ... (12 replies)
... I thought this might be a good place to share what we are doing for rehab after this surgery. Some are in physio, some are not and we all recover at different rates and have different set backs but we all have the surgery in common.
What exercises have you been doing for rehab and what seems to give you the most problems or challenges.
For me, I am working hard in get... (16 replies)