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Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-14-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,008
Posted By severity777
Re: Ankle/foot pain And MRI

Hi,
I would go to a flatfoot rreconstruction specialist. I had seen the head of foot and ankle orthopedic surgery at a hospital in Boston for pttd. That was in May of last year. Was supposed to...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 11-13-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

My new surgeon was really trying to avoid me for a couple of weeks. I didn't understand why until I finally pestered him so much that his staff began to question why he wasnt returning my calls. He...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 11-08-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

Im so grateful for everyones support. Im having two afo's made, still waiting for surgery. Wont be this month. They wont be ready for 4 to 6 wks either. What to do in the meantime? Vicodin and...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 11-04-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

Hi MVB. I am not doing well. Had to stop working a week ago. My feet are worse everyday. I am awaiting the surgery to incorporate bonework. They say my transferred tendons are now torn and I...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 10-26-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,333
Posted By severity777
Re: Anyone with PTTD able to avoid surgery??

Hi, wondering how you're making out. I had a chiropractor yank on my foot before surgery and he made me worse. Gave me pain that I had not had. Still have it. He did apologize.
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 10-23-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,371
Posted By severity777
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 10-23-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,371
Posted By severity777
Re: Looking into pttd surgery

So, new doc says Im back to square one. I have to have the whole thing redone except with bonework this time. Triple artherdosis. He is concerned that my replaced tendons are shot though.
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 10-19-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,371
Posted By severity777
Re: Looking into pttd surgery

Hi. I had a tendon transfer, gastroc recession and rebuilt spring ligament structure in rt foot almost six months ago. Felt ok at about 4-5 mos, but never had enough relief to feel like I don't...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 10-17-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

So I finally get a call from my os physicians assistant, he says everything is fine with my foot. I was so stunned i forgot to ask about my treatment plan for left foot. Now i can wait another 5...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 10-16-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

I also read on here, someone saying how nobody understands because we look normal. My brother asked me yesterday to babysit today for 9 hrs, two toddlers in addition to my 2 yr old. I just updated...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 10-16-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

I have custom orthotics already. They hurt alot. My left isnt torn but on its way. Thats why I cant imagine theyd put my right in a boot again. It didnt work the first two times I tried it and my...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 10-15-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

I jogged a lil bit in sept next to my son as he learned to ride a bike. This is all I can imagine happened, though that day my foot hurt really bad after working a few hours and I took two...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 10-15-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

Thanks for the support. What is a usb brace?
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 10-15-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

Tendon transfer, gastroc recession and rebuilt spring ligament structure.
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 10-15-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

Its been 5 1/2 months since my surgery. Both feet hurt very bad. Mri last week showed two torn tendons in operated foot. Left foot has tendinitis. Im scared. Waiting for call from surgeon about...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 09-17-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,457
Posted By severity777
Re: 5 1/2 Months post PTTD surgery, having allot of pain.

Hi,
today i returned to boston to see my surgeon. Hes concerned about the pain i have and doesnt have a better alternative to the other dr.'s recommendation for custom orthotics, although he's...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 09-12-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,457
Posted By severity777
Re: 5 1/2 Months post PTTD surgery, having allot of pain.

Hi planemark,
I remember you from a few months ago. I am 4 mos. Post op tendon transfer, gastroc recession and rebuilt spring ligament structure. No bonework. I have only slightly improved. ...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 05-21-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

I had the following scheduled, in addition to the aforementioned, resected navicular tuberosity, midfoot fusion, bone graft and calcaneal osteotomy. I was very surprised when i awoke and learned...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 05-21-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

He said my foot was still pretty flexible and he was able to manipulate it into the desired position without bonework. Ive never heard of this. I got my stitches out (ouch) tho a lil while ago (and...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 05-21-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

So i had a tendon transfer, rebuilt spring ligament structure and gastroc recession two and a half wks ago. I awoke from surgery to learn they had not done any of the bonework previously planned. ...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 04-19-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,223
Posted By severity777
Re: officially diagnosed PTTD. Share stories,info!

There is no rider for adult acquired flatfoot is there? There is more going on here than tendinitis.
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 04-12-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

So now its debridement, midfoot fusion and osteotomy on 5/04. Here we go.
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 04-11-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 732
Posted By severity777
Re: 6 Month Post Flat Foot Reconstruction

How r u doing? I am going for it in 3 wks
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 04-02-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 696
Posted By severity777
accupuncture for stage 2 pttd?

Has anyone managed to avoid surgery with accupuncture at this stage?
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 03-29-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

I have one more doc who i will see april 10. I will see how the orthotic goes. I wil know one way or the other within 6 wks. More waiting. More unknown. Thank u everybody whose taken the time to...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 03-29-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

Or does it come out anyway?
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 03-29-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

It is possible. This is emotionally exhausting.
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 03-29-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

Is your screw bothering you?
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 03-29-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

So i went to my accupuncturist who has helped me avoid surgery in the past today and he pulls my fooot, we hear a pop and he says he cured me. He says he popped a cyst that was stuck between my...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 03-28-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,180
Posted By severity777
Re: Need help with PTTD

Im terrified. I have ptsd from csection in which anesthesia wore off. I know this is different but the implications of foot reconstruction far outreach even that.
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 03-28-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,180
Posted By severity777
Re: Need help with PTTD

My podiatrist didnt see my tear but the radiologist did. An mri is only as good as the person reading it. My pod also said he would repair tear but leave everything else. Orthopedic surgeon...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 03-28-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

So at my appt with os, he said tendon repair would have failed. He told me to try otc rigid orthotic for six wks and if no better, than he will do the whole reconstruction. My foot has felt a lil...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 03-25-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,275
Posted By severity777
Re: stage II pttd afo or surgery

I wish i could remember where i saw it, but i have been visiting about 30 sites a day for awhile and ive got no idea where it is. It was a study thats all i know. Also i saw somewhere today, that...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 03-25-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,275
Posted By severity777
stage II pttd afo or surgery

I have read alot about this and found that 67% of ppl with stage II can be cured with afo. The way to test if ur one of em is a ligament integrity test. How many drs know this?
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 03-23-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

So how is your revovery going? I have a 16 month old and stairs.
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 03-22-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 295
Posted By severity777
pttd/flatfoot confusion

I dont know if my flatfeet caused the pttd or if pttd caused the flatfoot. My obsessive online reading indicates that the docs dont know either. Stage 2 has varying symptoms depending which dr u...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 03-21-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

So his mentor doesnt accept my insurance. He referred me to his associate in the same office for a 2nd opinion... in 3 wks. I am in so much pain, it sounds like 3 yrs. I have been told by so many...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 03-21-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

So now that i am obsessed with researching this condition, i find out that i have a flexible flat foot as opposed to adult aquired. There is a totally different approach to this in the medical...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 03-20-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

Yes. Genetic. Injury 15 yrs ago. Hairstylist 17 years. Rt leg shorter than left. Overweight, smoker. Female, still very active until 7 mos ago. Textbook, ud think. Just came home from pre op...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 03-20-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

I just found out that surgery is scheduled for 4/11. My 9 yr old has the next wk off for vaca so that is good. He can be very helpful but dont want to put too much responsibility on him. I couldnt...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 03-20-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
Re: pttd pre op tomorrow

He says debridement and suture repair of tendon. Sounds like it will not be enough. Afraid tendon will fail again. My ankle is deformed.
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 03-20-2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,128
Posted By severity777
Re: Really strange problem with feet

A friend of mine had the same problem. She literally had no fat pads on her feet. She had surgery to correct it and wears shock absorbing pads in all her shoes.
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 03-19-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,710
Posted By severity777
pttd pre op tomorrow

There are many challenging aspects to this condition, the worst of which i;)s the unknown. At first, i didnt know what it was... for four months. Then I was so relieved to begin treatment believing...
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