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Old 02-05-2005, 04:42 PM   #1
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Unhappy Calcaneous Fracture

hello out there
about three weeks ago i suffered a heel fracture from a fall of 25-30 feet. my ortho doc has recommended a non sergical route, however after a cat scan it was shown that the subtalar joint was displaced by a millimeter, the doc still recommended no sergery; risk of infection and such. i am now in a cast and laid up for 12 weeks , has anybody went non sergical and if so what was the out come? please i am scared that i may never be able return to sports or my once active lifestyle.


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Old 02-06-2005, 09:29 AM   #2
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Re: Calcaneous Fracture

Go there. That is where most of us calcaneous fractures are. Wealth of information available to you.

Old 02-06-2005, 01:14 PM   #3
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Re: Calcaneous Fracture

thank you john


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