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weight bearing after ESWT

Posted by Jan C on 4/03/01 at 15:18 (043457)

Is there a period of time where you have to be non weight bearing after ESWT - if so - for how long?

Would non weight bearing for a period of time help with chronic pf? Rest is OK - but then the foot goes on the ground - and away goes the pain again.

Re: weight bearing after ESWT

Dr . Zuckerman on 4/03/01 at 15:58 (043463)

hI,
Non-weightbearing isn't required post-op ESWT. No sports, aerobic sports, long mall walking, running for the next four to six weeks can pro long the healing period.

Re: weight bearing after ESWT

john h on 4/04/01 at 11:54 (043559)

after having both feet done at Dr Z's i walked through the Baltimore/Washington,St Louis, and Little Rock airports and spent about 6 hours on my feet.

Re: weight bearing after ESWT

Beth D. on 4/05/01 at 06:41 (043666)

Hi John,

I'm curious about your shoes worn during this six hour time. What were you wearing?

Beth

Re: weight bearing after ESWT

Dr . Zuckerman on 4/03/01 at 15:58 (043463)

hI,
Non-weightbearing isn't required post-op ESWT. No sports, aerobic sports, long mall walking, running for the next four to six weeks can pro long the healing period.

Re: weight bearing after ESWT

john h on 4/04/01 at 11:54 (043559)

after having both feet done at Dr Z's i walked through the Baltimore/Washington,St Louis, and Little Rock airports and spent about 6 hours on my feet.

Re: weight bearing after ESWT

Beth D. on 4/05/01 at 06:41 (043666)

Hi John,

I'm curious about your shoes worn during this six hour time. What were you wearing?

Beth