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... Thank you very much for your reply. I just returned from meeting with the surgeon. He said he is going to put screws and a metal plate in my foot. He said that I would be able to walk and ride bikes etc. ... (6 replies)
... I expect to have some lingering swelling and stiffness for a while, but in six months I should be fully "healed". In six months, I'll try to remember to add one final post. ... (0 replies)
... parenting is hard...single parenting is harder...and doing it all on one leg!? ... (28 replies)

... I had peroneal repair along with lateral ligament reconstruction and a scope and am now 12 weeks out. I really have not had that much pain. ... (1 replies)
... I think my OCD originally came from landing a windsurfing jump from about 8 to 10 feet in the air, back in around 2009 or 2010. Landed pretty flat with a thud. After that it was sore, but I figured everything would heal on it's own. Luckily, I've never had any swelling, ever. ... (3 replies)
Crutches Question
Jan 20, 2013
... I like to have a towel to dry the tips off completely before going on tile floors after being outside. This whole thing was much easier when I was a teenager with a broken leg!!! The extra 50 lbs I carry now don't help! ... (15 replies)
... I was thrilled to graduate to partial weight bearing one week ago. Until I started to "walk" that is. ... (20 replies)
Using crutches
Jun 16, 2009
... I happen to be a crutching EXPERT! Not really but after four surgeries and over 8 combined months on crutches I had to find ways to carry things like my morning Starbucks. ... (19 replies)
... Sounds like you're doing well overall. It's hard when you want to do stuff and the ankle fights back. I loved being able to go to the store and use the scooter and just not be in bed. ... (9 replies)
... Sounds like you're doing well overall. It's hard when you want to do stuff and the ankle fights back. I loved being able to go to the store and use the scooter and just not be in bed. ... (9 replies)
... One tip about crutches. Things are coming back to me as I use mine. When you are going down stairs or down a slope, IF you have access to a railing, use it instead of a crutch. You put BOTH crutches next to your good leg and hold onto both crutches with one hand. Then you use the railing in place of the crutch. ... (19 replies)
... I've been on crutches forever, like, really. ... (4 replies)
... I am now using crutches and good walking shoes and doing PWB. I am able to use one crutch part of the time and attempting to walk with a normal gait, taking small steps and trying not to over do it. ... (2 replies)
OATS Recovery
Jun 27, 2008
... I have my 6 week appointment next week with the PA. If I don't start driving soon, I am afraid either my marriage won't survive or my kids won't survive! ... (94 replies)
... e for flat feet. I'm pretty pleased so far. My foot is really "pretty" and it's in the right position! My other foot still falls inward and when I am standing with my feet next to each other there is such a huge difference. Now I am excited to someday get the other foot done. ... (151 replies)
... pins on the inside of my foot and be able to weight bear right away but that didn't happen. I woke up to find I was in a "half" cast that went all the way up my leg to just below my knee and I was sent home on crutches with no weight bearing. ... (18 replies)
... Thank you very much! I'am stressed out after hearing so many horror stories about the surgery! I hope all will go well with not being able to walk or be weight bearing. The bathroom situation stresses me out as well. Thank you taking time to answer my post! ... (5 replies)
... having any procedure the worst thing is pain but this can be helped by pain relief given regularly....so ask for it! dont be afraid to use as much as they will let u have,it can make u feel a bit sick but again there r more drugs to help that... ... (5 replies)
... I had knee ligament reconstruction and they broke the tibia to make my leg straight 5 years ago. This was on the same side that I had ankle surgery on almost 2 weeks ago. My knee after surgery was painful due to the knee scooter. ... (3 replies)
... d consequent arthritis problems. I was told I had to be totally non weight bearing for at least 6 weeks, probably more likely 8 or more and that I would need to use crutches or a knee walker. This was a problem as I also have severe arthritis in my fingers, wrists and knees, so either of these would cause great pain. ... (1 replies)


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