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Tendonitis: It sounds as if you have achilles tendonitis. Risk factors include overuse, a previous/recent injury to the tendon, poor/old footwear, tight or weak calf muscles, etc. Treatment includes relative rest, icing, new shoes, nsaids, gentle stretching of the calf muscles and strengthening of the calf. Specifically, eccentric strengthening (lowering the foot/ankle on a step) may be most effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Walking in Aircast: Just walk as normal as possible if your doctor cleared you do do so. Expect some pain at first but will ease up and follow instructions doctor gave you. ...Read more
Unequal leg lengths: Usally those boots make the leg a bit longer on the injured side so this throws off the gait and can put extra stress on the opposite side / a shoe with a thicker sole may help sketchers are a brand that has somewhat thicker soles and these some times help talk to your orthopedist about this good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A stationary bike is: best as you can ease the insult to your joints. But 4 osteoporosis then plain walking on level ground is best, as well as gentle arm weight exercises. This puts some stress on your non weight bearing bone and aids in treating bothoosteoporosis as well as sarcopenia or muscle loss. Bones need to be stressed to remain healthy. ...Read more
Undisplaced fracture/bone bruise on posterior medial talus 3 week ago.Given ROM exercises and walking boot today,told to wear only when walking?Right?
Weight bearing: The boot is needed if you are weight bearing - walking or standing. Not needed if at rest or while your foot is elevated. ...Read more
4 flat feet&overpronation Over-pronation walking shoes necessary or orthotics. Orthotics not proven 2 work Over-pronation walking shoes proven 2 work?
They are similar: A cast and a walking boot are similar and accomplish many of the same goals. The main difference is that you can remove a walking boot but cannot remove a cast. Walking boots are great when the condition that you are treating is safe to remove from the immobilization temporarily, eg to take a shower. In instances where it is not appropriate to remove the immobilization, a cast is better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Peroneal tendon subluxation- w/ heel to toe walk, pivot, down stairs, up ramps. Tried stirrup brace but increased sublux. Other conservative options?
Avulsion fracture of cuboid left foot. Sprain of calcaneofibular ligament
in tibial walker boot, triathlete. Time to return to training??
It takes about 6-8: weeks for bone to heal. If your a triathlete then I would not recommend you returning until this time elapses to ensure complete healing. Obviously you need to work closely to the doc you are seeing who will evaluate you clinically and radiographically. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why am i still having difficulty bearing weight on ankle without cam walker? Simple fibula fracture with sprain.
Maisonneueve fracture, can I start walking 10 weeks post op. 8 weeks nwb 4 partial weight bearing, ankle feels good to ditch crutches, this okay?
Can I do cardio. Elliptical and treadmill with cam walker after fracture of fibula and sprained ankle?
Wolff's Law: Yes...But controversial answer. Weight bearing exercise such as walking is good for your bones (osteoporosis) because of their response to stress and impact. This leads to strengthening of your bones known as wolff's law. While technically not bearing weight, stationary biking and elliptical use do cause resistance (muscles tug on bone) thus also strengthening your bones to some extent. ...Read more
Podiatrist Question I wear orthotic 4 overpronation/ff Wear RUNNING athletic sneakers just 4 walking. Too much CUSHIONING? Better a regular shoe
Don't worry: Shop for shoes late in the day Find a shoe where the widest point of the shoe is at the widest part of the foot. Leave one thumb press of space between big toe and the toe box of the shoe. Place a wad of lamb's wool in to the distal toe of shoe Place a 1/2 inch heel lift under the shoe liner. Sorry I don't know the metrics You can try this but if you still need more support, try orthotic ...Read more
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
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