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6-8 weeks: You are probably looking 6-8 wks of cast after the procedure..Depending how good you heal/feel. Often an xray is done to assure proper healing/alignment etc...Before the cast is removed. Your surgeon will be the best person at estimating how much time is needed because he/she knew what was done to you and for you... Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recently diagnosed w/middle facet subtalar joint fibrous coalition. I'm having trouble finding articles abt it. Also, what's the success rate 4surgery?
Depends on symptoms: A coalition of the middle facet can be asymptomatic and found on a routine xray or special tests like an MRI or ct scan. It can cause stiffness and increased chance of spraining you ankle. If it is painful often fusing the subtalar joint will relieve the pain in 90+% of cases but it will not make the hindfoot more mobile. In adolenscents occasionally resecting tit increases motion and less pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I previously dislocated my subtalar joint, can't weight bear much because of pain... Is it safe to do strengthening exercises while still experiencing pain?
See a podiatrist: You need someone like a podiatrist to evaluate the dislocation to make sure that the bone is in its correct position or to review the x-ray to see if the joint is damaged. The podiatrist cam explain proper exercises that are safe to do. Don't do anything on your own. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was not familiar: With the device and googled it. The first few things shown were complaints by people. Having said that what exactly is your condition or problem? When I checked the company website the device is designed for the hand. Stj surgery usually involves either an implant to control motion or a fusion for arthritis. Do you have either? ...Read more
Change in position: The surgery you had changes the position of the foot and decreases motion, therefore my experience aching, but should go away with time. ...Read more
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