R+35 Days (Week 6) Removing wedges

70 y/o   Non-surgical

On R+2 days, I started with 3 wedges (each one inch), then quickly went to 2 wedges on day 8.   There was a lot of confusion during the first few weeks as to what protocol (if any) I was supposed to follow.   I initially saw an orthopedic surgeon who recommended surgery and had little interest in anything else.  Now I am seeing a physiatrist.  He and I settled on this protocol.  His instructions were to remove one of the two remaining wedges on the start of week 6.  To go from two inches to one inch seemed a little sudden to me, so I started hunting around for options.   I purchased and played with several different types of wedges.  I wanted to gradually go down to one wedge.  I chose a wedge system that allows me to drop just about 1mm at a time.  My game plan is to space the removal over a week or so.

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