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I am not 1 week post op. I saw so much scary information regarding this surgery, I am fortunate to have some positive news, at least so far. :-)

January 28...I'M WALKING

Posted 01-28-2013 at 08:36 AM by Newlyshiftfoot (Calcaneal Osteotomy)

A lot has happened since my last post. I was in the CAM boot for 3 weeks, continued to be non-weight bearing. As time went on, I would take the boot off more and tried touching my foot to the ground. The nerves would fire like crazy. After a week or so of doing that, the bottom of my foot felt normal. The last week of NWB i decided to try to put some weight while wearing the boot. Granted this is against doctors orders but I felt okay...after a few days I was basically walking in the boot. My most...
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Update Jan 8 2013

Posted 01-08-2013 at 09:44 AM by Newlyshiftfoot (Calcaneal Osteotomy)

So I haven't posted in a couple weeks. A lot has gone on. I got the cast off, stitches out, and am now in a boot. The doc told me to take the boot off 5-10 times a day and start doing movement, like ankle rolls, moving left to right, etc. It is really nice to be able to move, there is a little pain here and there but nothing major. The pain pills are still only taken sporadically. Taking an actual shower was awesome, didn't have to worry about getting a cast wet, I could just go in the shower. The...
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