Originally Posted by curlyseller
. The swelling is still bad and we elevate every night. .
It needs to be elevated 23 hours a day. I slept with it on 2 pillows at night, and 2 pillows in my recliner, tilted back. Toes above the nose, which was hard, cause I don't have a couch.
Not being elevated probably didn't help the surgery recovery. Maybe should tell the doc this, so he knows, it may help him consider the next option, if you do better next time.
Also get a 2nd opinion. Unfortunately failed surgeries are not unheard of.
He has to wait this out, and move on with his life when the time comes.