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Should A Heel Feel Better 6 Weeks After Surgical Removal Of A Heel Spur
Will i be able to wear a tennis shoe or dress shoe 1 week after surgery for removal of a pea size ganglionic cyst at the back of the big toe joint?
Possibly: Need to confer with your surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›
Had achillies tendon surgery about 4 weeks ago. In a cast the whole time. Boot is next. Is this with or without crutches. Need life back.
Life: You may need your life back , but you need to be patient. That attitude will actually delay your healing or ruin the surgery necessitating another surgery all because you want to be active too soon. Follow your surgeon's instructions to the letter and you will be fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having ankle pain 7 months after surgery. They put a screw in ankle and fixed a coalition. Will a brace help?
After a surgical repair of a zygomatic arch fracture 2 weeks ago, how should recovery go as far as mobility of the jaw? When should it improve?
Experiencing a lot of pain 6 months after ulnar shortening osteotomy. Doctor said no PT? Wondering if hardware removal will relieve pain?
Maybe: hardware removal can relive pain if the bone is healed. You need a second opinion. ...Read more
Is it possible for a calcaneal grade 4+ stress fracture to heel after 4 weeks of wearing a moon boot?
Its possible: It is possible, but is likely to take longer. Time for healing depends upon age, nutrition, movement at fx site, weight of patient, activity level. Clinical union is the same thing as radiographic union. DO not over use until fully healed. Follow healing by both xray and symptoms. Some calcaneal fractures require internal fixation with screws. ...Read more
I had a hallus valgus surgery 6 months back. The foot still pains, after soccer or after getting out of my shoes. Is this normal?
Must address cause: This is difficult to answer. There are different types of procedures with different post op healing times. Every patient heals differently and if a person returns to their regular activity to soon this may prolong healing. Has the doctor addressed the true cause of the bunion. Surgery addresses the issue at present but the underlying cause must be evaluated as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had Achilles' tendon repaired for the second time. I came home with no boot or cast is unusual ? It as for a partial tear.
4 weeks after achillies tendon surgery i feel great but once and a while i get pain pulsing in the tendon. Is that a sign of healing?
Post Achilles Surg: Depends on how long it lasts. If it is short lived, you are probably stretching out the scar tissue, and that is fine. If it lasts for several days, you are over using the weakened tendon and i would analyze your rehab program. Dr rich blake. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is success rate of calcaneal spur removal? Complications? Would you recommend it? Always in constant pain tried a few things didn't work.
Do not need removal: A plantar calcaneal spur very seldon need to be removed and only on very special circustances.The heel spur is not the source of the heel pain, the source of the heel pain is due to plantar fasciitis and in rare occasion due to entrapment of a very small nerve(called the nerve of the abdq).Conservative measures work very well the majority of the time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I still have a lot of pain after bunion surgery (11 mos) and a repositioning of the first metatarsal. Normal?
Not at all: If you are still having pain 11 months after bunion surgery you need to have further evaluation. Conditions such as nonunion of the bone, osteomyelitis(bone infection), avascular necrosis (avn where the bone has lost vascularization and dies). If your original surgeon is not trying to find the reason for you pain, seek a 2nd opinion. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Two weeks out from foot fusions and tendon lengthening-is foot elevation the only thing i can do-have a hard cast?
I'm having ankle stabilization surgery & will be in a splint for two weeks. Can i request a cast after that instead of a boot?
Yes: Yes, you can. Prior to the invention of cam walker boots, patients were placed into casts and then transitioned with physical therapy after wards. But it's also surgeon preference, so ask your surgeon why they are choosing a certain post-operative course. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bilateral plica removal and knee cleanup 4 days ago. Can walk with a limp but unstable. Should I use the crutches at a crowded event tomorrow?
I have a displaced ankle fracture. Should the doctor have performed a closed reduction on my foot before putting it into a splint? Surgery recommended
Feeling "pulling" in arch of foot when walking. Tender arch. I am flat-footed. Is this plantar fasciitis? Home treatments? Podiatrist copay is $50. :(
Sounds like but: Sounds like it, but plantar fasciitis is not the only condition that can create pain in the arch. Tendon dysfunction, tendon tear, foot sprain, nerve entrapment or even fracture are some of the conditions thay can create pain in the arch. The co-pay is nothing if you consider how much it would be if you leave something untreated. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Is it really necessary to use ted hose for 6 full weeks after surgery? I had a broken kneecap and tendon repair.
Tfcc injured from punching a bag. On a splint for 3 months, big improvement but still a sharp pain at the end of pronation. Next step?(sport medicine)
Can a dextrose shot into the heel for a spur make your heel and achilles' tendon pain worse for more than two weeks?
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