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Old 07-22-2012, 12:34 AM   #4
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Re: surgery again for osteochandral defect!

Originally Posted by LivesNearStore View Post
I didn't listen to him and kept using crutches to stay PWB (in the boot) until about the 4th week, and stayed in the boot for 6 weeks.
Wise move on your part. No harm can come from giving it longer, but the entire process can be destroyed by simply walking on it too soon. Add to that the fact that the lesion will only get bigger and become more difficult to fill the next time, and it really is unwise to not baby it from the start.