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A 36-year-old female asked:

I don't have pain from pf, but from my back of heel and my achilles and now they are saying surgery. we've tried everything. what is success rate of surgery?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 51 years experience
If you: Are diagnosed with a haglunds deformity, surgery is very successful. Recovery can be lengthy.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 30 years experience
If you indeed: Tried everything. Then surgery sounds plausible. Recovery is easily a 2 month situation as likely you will be crutche walking for a good portion of that time.
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Last updated Feb 9, 2013

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