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Board: ADD / ADHD 07-18-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,640
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: Newly diagnosed with Adult ADD/fired from job

Hi There. I was wondering how your husbands fight is going with the EEOC. I still have not heard anything back from them. Im gonna try to check on things again tomorrow with them. Maybe give a little...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 07-08-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 428
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Pttd question-tingling

I am 7 weeks post op from posterior tendon transfer and calcaneous osteomy. I am experiencing tingling on the pads of my foot and toes when touched. I am in a boot but still non weight bearing and I...
Board: ADD / ADHD 07-02-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,640
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: Newly diagnosed with Adult ADD/fired from job

So I just heard that the person who bid and was awarded my job within the school district was told she was not qualified and cant take the position and that the person who may get the position is the...
Board: ADD / ADHD 07-02-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,640
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: Newly diagnosed with Adult ADD/fired from job

On top of all this I had major foot surgery on May 18. I will be non weight bearing for 10 weeks and wont be able to start driving for 12 weeks so I have been sitting here stressing over this job...
Board: ADD / ADHD 07-01-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,640
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: Newly diagnosed with Adult ADD/fired from job

Twin2beat-I am so sorry that we have to meet this way...in this blog. I am an elementary secretary and I have non stop interruptions all day which makes the job a challenge fir someone who does not...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-30-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: Cast off 6 weeks PTTD

Thats really good to hear thatyour surgery was a success. Very encouraging! I loved sleeping with it off for the first time.
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-29-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Cast off 6 weeks PTTD

Well got my cast off today. Hurray! Im now in a boot but still not weight bearing. Doc has me writing the alphabet with my foot 3-4 times a day. Therapy and next doc appt in 4 weeks. Best news...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-29-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,562
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: Swelling under cast

I just got my cast off today. Yeah! But i did not feel swelling and tightness in my arch but around my ankle. It would go in streaks a few days at a time. I just keot mine propped and stayed out of...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-28-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 449
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Last night for cast

Tomorrow is the long awaited day that I will get my cast off. So very excited! Ill leave with a boot but will still be non weight bearing for another 4 weeks. Excited to know when I start therapy....
Board: ADD / ADHD 06-23-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,640
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Newly diagnosed with Adult ADD/fired from job

I had just been diagnosed with Adult ADD after realizing for a ling time I was experiencing depression and anxiety. Had been on meds for years but had just started seeing a therapist in December. I...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-23-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,188
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: Calcaneal Osteotomy

It will be 6 weeks post op this friday for me and I then get my cast off. So looking forward to that. I dont think I will start therapy right away which I am nervous about. My pain is good but Im...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-22-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,188
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: Calcaneal Osteotomy

Oops is right. Sorry! Lol
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-21-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,188
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: Calcaneal Osteotomy

Congrats on being down to one crutch! Good news. Happy healing
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-21-2012, 04:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,188
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: Calcaneal Osteotomy

Also with stairs to take a shower, I crawl up on my knees and scoot down on my bottom. The trick is figuring out in your home how you will then get up from floor. The bathroom is close to my stairs...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-21-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,188
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: Calcaneal Osteotomy

Shower chair is a must. As far stairs in my home. I am horrible on crutches without help on stairs. I actually have everything set up downstairs. We turned our dining room into my living space. I...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-20-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,188
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: Calcaneal Osteotomy

Oh and I feel really good. Incisions and skin under cast are quite itchy but other than that really good. I have a knee scooter which is truly a Godsend. I was very lucky as I did not have the pain...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-20-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,188
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: Calcaneal Osteotomy

My surgeon hadnt said an exact date. He did tell me that I will probably be able to start driving at 12 weeks post op. It might be because it is my right foot. Definitely non weight bearing for 10...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-20-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,188
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: Calcaneal Osteotomy

I had posterior tendon transfer and calcaneal osteomy done May 18. I have 1 screw in my heel. I have smaller screws in my other ankle from a previous injury and I had 2 removed. They put you to sleep...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-18-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,263
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: poterior tendon transfer

The doctor has me taking a baby asprin daily for a month
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-17-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,263
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: poterior tendon transfer

Such great advice! Stay ahead of the pain!
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-17-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,263
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: poterior tendon transfer

So sorry you are in do much pain but you are now in healing mode. I didnt have as much done as you but my tendon transfer and the calcaneus osteomy was done as outpatient. I think I would have liked...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-13-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,263
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: poterior tendon transfer

Hi. I am 3 weeks post op from posterior tendon transfer and they made a cut in my heel, realigned it to create an arch and put in a screw. I highly recommend a knee scooter. It makes mobility so much...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-13-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,446
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: Post-Op PTTD ankle support brace - any opinions?

I am 3 weeks into healing for PTTD and calcanys osteomy. I would check with your doctor or physical therapist. They may not want you in a brace so it wont hinder the strengthand range of motion that...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-05-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,207
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: 2 weeks plus 1 day post pttd surgery

Omg! You went back to work early! I could not imagine that demanding job on your feet all those hours. What a trooper you are! Did you deal with alot of swelling? I am 2 1/2 weeks in and have just...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-03-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,113
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: Possible PTTD and Adult Aquired Flatfoot surgery

Hi. Im sorry You have had such a foot issue. A year ago February I started with pain on inside of ankle and it radiated up the inside of lower calf. Went to family physician who sent me to a...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-03-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,207
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: 2 weeks plus 1 day post pttd surgery

Congrats on the 2 week mark. I had PTTD surgery May 18. I just got my splint off and am now in a hard cast for 4 weeks and then I will get a boot but will still be non weight bearing for like 4...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-03-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,207
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: 2 weeks plus 1 day post pttd surgery

Congrats on the 2 week mark. I had PTTD surgery May 18. I just got my splint off and am now in a hard cast for 4 weeks and then I will get a boot but will still be non weight bearing for like 4...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 05-29-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,955
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: One week post pttd surgery!

Yes this is quite a process. Ugh! I had surgery for PTT 11 days ago. Be careful with your shoulder. I had a bad broken ankle on the other ankle that required plates and screws and also had torn my...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 05-29-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,955
Posted By Rd2Recovery
Re: One week post pttd surgery!

I will be 2 weeks post op on Friday from posterior tibial tendon transfer with calcaneus osteomy. I have to say that the non weight bearing part is the most difficult. I have a knee scooter and it...
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