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... It is the strangest thing to not be able to figure out the walking motion. LO did you use crutches during PWB. I am using a walker and I feel like using it is taking too much energy...think crutches may be easier. Although I hear it just starts to happen. Congrats on your progress. I am right behind you!!! ... (10 replies)
... in fusion incision on top of my foot, a few inches down from the base of my big toe. Two other incisions are both on the heel from a calcaneal slide osteotomy. My doctor told me that I can start walking in the air boot as much as I can tolerate. ... (10 replies)
... weeks post op from a bunionectomy. ... (7 replies)

... rays and the heel bone is healing well. That screw is HUGE! He put me back in the boot and said I can slowly start putting weight on it for the next 2 weeks using a walker as much as tolerated. ... (32 replies)
... staples out a week and a half after my surgery. ... (151 replies)
... I'm in physical therapy 2x a week for 6 weeks....3rd week in the boot, Im short so that boot really throws me off even with wearing a shoe. ... (4 replies)
... you were able to wash your hair using a walker. ... (100 replies)
... I don't want to rush it, but I do feel I can push a little harder..... there is no residual pain from walking.... perhaps I'm not quite applying 25 pounds.... ... (30 replies)
From Cast To Boot
Jan 26, 2014
... Linda, I am using a walker because I am on the heavy side. I tried to use crutches, I was not sure how to use them and I ended up with sprain ribs. Now I am scare of the crutches. ... (25 replies)
From Cast To Boot
Jan 26, 2014
... Linda, I am using a walker because I am on the heavy side. I tried to use crutches, I was not sure how to use them and I ended up with sprain ribs. Now I am scare of the crutches. ... (25 replies)
... I plan on getting a good pair of tennis shoes, I've seen recommended by other heelies as soon as I can. There's also a store nearby that sells a brand of nursing clogs that I've seen recommended. I also found a store here that sells shoes for people with orthopedic problems. ... (8 replies)
... April 23 rd , 2015 about three weeks ago now, I fell with my entire weight of 148 lbs at five ft three onto my one left heel fracturing it and also fracturing a joint on top middle of my foot by end of my leg where it meets the top of my foot and slightly to the left of middle. ... (6 replies)
... I am 11 weeks post op and wear a cam boot. ... (22 replies)
... from a knee surgery. He said that it was good to use it. ... (10 replies)
... Hi butterfly, I'm so impressed that after nine weeks you are using the walker, And sent the knee walker. It seems so brave of you. But you're absolutely right I am relying on it a lot. I use it all day long. ... (45 replies)
... My fused big toe sits up high and my 2nd and 3rd toes are exagerated in a position that sits much lower than all of my toes. This makes the big toe sit much higher until all pins are removed. ... (8 replies)
... still in the boot and using a walker. ... (6 replies)
... exercises, leg strengthening exercises, and gradual weight bearing using a walker. I have been working with a PT twice a week in my home, as I hurt my shoulder from using the walker five weeks ago. The PT and daily exercises help a lot! I would be lost without the PT's guidance. ... (1 replies)
... pect going that route, and I became very talented at moving things in pockets and bags during that time. I'm just wondering if it would make sense for me to get a knee walker or not, or if I could just use crutches for a few weeks if I'm having trouble walking or told to be NWB. ... (11 replies)
... I was scared of a cast too. Although I was actually more scared of a boot because the boot I was in years ago after my injury was so incredibly uncomfortable. ... (27 replies)




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