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Recovery Notes

Posted by owen on 12/30/01 at 19:48 (068156)

I had my surgery on 12/28. My orthopedic surgeon relaxed the right plantar fascia about 70% and also removed a heel spur on the outside edge of my right heel.

The major work was done on the ankle itself. The ligaments were so damaged from repeated sprains and three breaks that they were according to the Dr. 'non-functional'. I'm in a cast and on crutches for the next two weeks minimum. Pain pills help with the pain but make me sleepy.

I'm hoping for some relief form the pain I've been suffering for the last 20 months.

Any tips are much appreciated. My job is sedentary for the most part so I'm in no hurry to get back to full activity.