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... 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)
... 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)

... 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)
... 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)
... 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 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 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)
... blotchy for some time after surgery. ... (55 replies)
... After being in a cast for 9 weeks, I'm sure there has been a fair amount of muscle atrophy. ... (2 replies)
... leg once you start physical therapy and get out of your cast. The cast doesn't really give you much room to develop more muscle since you really can't move that part at all. ... (130 replies)
... I was looking back at my old posts and I'd like to repost one that I made in Feb 2006, five months after surgery. ... (34 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)
... 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)
... find the procedures listed in the original post. It's three and a half months later and I'm already running 2 miles. The worst part about my experience was the muscle atrophy that resulted from being casted and NWB for six weeks. My left leg is significantly skinnier and noticeably weaker in many different ways. ... (114 replies)
... From what I've read from your posts, you are scheduled for surgery today. Good luck. ... (21 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)
Pttd solutions?
Jul 3, 2011
... flat feet. when i was 11 years old, i had flat foot reconstructive surgery. eventually, my right foot became as severe as my left and i had the same surgery done on the right foot at 17 years old. i had always noticed my left calf muscles were always smaller than my right calf muscles. ... (5 replies)
... I had this surgery almost exactly a year ago and I am very happy with the results. I DID have a ridiculously loose ankle and my lateral ligaments were completely toast. ... (18 replies)


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