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... weeks on the couch with my foot elevated. I did minimal walking. I mostly worked on adult coloring books, games on tablet, and scrapbooking. ... (5 replies)
Still waiting
Jul 28, 2016
... I'm at 11 weeks, just got cleared for progressive weight bearing this week. My foot turns a horrible deep purple and get cold at times unless it is propped up. ... (13 replies)
PTTD recovery
Jun 19, 2016
... doctor removed stitches and said looked good. This was when I got my surgical boot. So far my recovery was fine. I took my pain meds faithfully, so I really had no pain. ... (3 replies)

... I know every doctor has there own protocol, but it seems early to be putting that much weight on ankle. Has doctor taken x-rays to see if it is healing? When I had surgery to fix a large chip fracture I was not allowed to bear weight for 6 weeks and x-ray showed healing. If you are worried about putting that much weight I would talk to your doctor, he may have reasons for... (7 replies)
... I am now on my third week after a bimalleolar fracture surgery on my right ankle. I had my surgery on a Tuesday and had my first follow up that Friday. My doctor put me in a boot instead of a cast that day because of my swelling and told me to go ahead and do about 10% weight on my foot. Two weeks later I went back (yesterday) to get my staples and stitches out and he told me... (7 replies)
... surgery. i learned real quick not to scratch my foot or poke at things and just kept my eyes off. ... (6 replies)
... In your guys' experience, how long does it take for the swelling to go down? ... (5 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)
... yesteray I got my stitches out and had my cast put on. ... (4 replies)
... Hello fellow windsurfer, 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. You have not posted after feb 09 and I'm just curious on how are you doing now and if you are back in the water or snowboarding. ... (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)
... Things to consider when looking at my treatment plan, I was active in sports, I have injured my foot windsurfing, during winter months I used to teach snowboarding. I was looking for a doctor with experience in treating athletes with a similar injury. ... (32 replies)
... My foot swelling is at the midfoot so I just don't do up the laces but it is still tight. I'm trying anyway because I think my foot needs the exercise. I am also walking barefoot in the house but always seem to end up on the side of my foot as I can't push off comfortably. ... (8 replies)
... I have a comminuted calcaneous. Did it early Sept, had surgery mid Sept and two weeks after that I had the post surgery cast and stitches taken out. The Doc said wear your boot from time to time but otherwise you can go without but definately no weight. ... (16 replies)
... I had 1, 2, 4 & 5 done, along with some other procedures, all at the same time. My ortho surgeon said I'd be in the hospital for 3-4 days, but I ended up in for 6 due to swelling/risk of infection. I had A LOT of work done that resulted in 75 stitches, so that's where I'm coming from... it was incredibly painful - worse than my previous scoliosis surgery and worse than... (15 replies)
... caught my right foot under the accelerator pedal wrenching it backwards. ... (22 replies)
Swelling in cast
Nov 13, 2013
... Did they remove the first cast to take stitches out and then put a new one on that my be too tight? ... (1 replies)
... On Saturday 4 days after surgery I was walking around the house fully without the boot. I only wear the boot when I am out. I still have another 2 weeks with the foot being wrapped and having the stitches in, but I am hoping the doc will start letting me where sneakers when I see him Friday. ... (2 replies)
... pdxamw, you are doing everything right, but you should ice more often during the day and prop the foot more often, any time the foot is on the floor, it will swell... This too shall pass. Things take time and patients. ... (9 replies)
... and dislocated toe cut shorter and reattached with a screw. There was also some ligament repair work on the dislocated toe. It was my right foot so driving was out for a while. I went to an Orthopedic Surgeon and he did a beautiful job! ... (9 replies)


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