Walking on crutches well but foot still turning purple

I am week 6 post op and in my boot. Walking on crutches is fairly easy now I can put my foot down while balanced with the crutches. However, I am still experiencing a little swelling and my foot is turning purple if it is down for a period of time. It doesn’t [...]

Splint off, Stitches out and in the boot

Just came back from the Orthopod today. Got my first Birthday gift…stitches out, splint off and now in a boot. I still am not supposed to put weight on it for the next 4 weeks but can use crutches and put my foot down while walking. They said no PT in 4 weeks [...]

Day 12 Post op

I am day twelve post op today. So far it has been not as painful as I thought. I am so glad I had a nerve block at surgery on then a pain pump post surgery. I think that did wonders in terms of pain management. I only took two painkillers [...]

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