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Has anyone had luck with a walking cast for PF?

Posted by Terri on 3/16/05 at 11:49 (171308)

My doctor wanted to put me in one for 6 weeks - and not the removable type. Has anyone had luck with that?

Re: Has anyone had luck with a walking cast for PF?

mikeb on 3/16/05 at 16:21 (171336)

i was in a walking cast, removable, for about 6-8 weeks. it looked like a ski boot. all i can say is it worked. im about 95% rid of my pf whihc i devloped about 15 months ago. darco is the manufacturer of the boot. you can get it online. it worked for me.

Re: Has anyone had luck with a walking cast for PF?

Terri on 3/17/05 at 08:46 (171379)

Did you have any problem with the opposite foot while in the boot? I wore an air cast after I had ESTW and the other foot started to hurt and the doctor told me to stop wearing it. He said it was putting too much stress on the other foot.