Filed Under (Week 3 Post-Op) by Emily on 10-11-2009 and tagged

Yay- incision is healing up well and learned how to walk on one crutch!  It’s tiring though and I have to elevate and ice it afterwards.  See the doc Monday- I think he’ll take out a heel wedge and hopefully allow me to start PT!
3 weeks post-op


hjg3 on 11 November, 2009 at 11:50 am #

hi, i had surgery on oct.22 and just got the cam boot today. i still have 3 more weeks nwb. u are way ahead of me

hjg3 on 11 November, 2009 at 1:54 pm #

i am 33 year old male active in taekwondo. ruptured mine on oct 21 sparring. i had open surgery with 15 staples on oct 22 this is my 20th day post op i just got my boot. i have a part next to my heel that is still oozing and guess what? i used neosporin on my steri-strips also. i cant wait to walk

emily on 11 November, 2009 at 4:35 pm #

I can’t wait to walk too!! This is the most frustrating injury. Hope your recovery is fast!!

3littleones on 12 November, 2009 at 1:59 pm #

Hi Emily, How’s it going? I had an extra compression sock that a Dr. friend of mine gave me and I put that on under my boot. It makes the whole ensemble feel much more comfortable and has really helped with my swelling. My feet were always getting puffy at the end of every day and they stopped. I just started my PWB a few days ago along with light PT (rotation my ankle and isometrics). Although I am feeling timid, I am motivated by my desire to get out of this house! Enjoy this lovely weather! Catherine

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