5 weeks post op, still non-weight bearing, but weird aching?

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I'm 5 weeks post op for peroneal tendon surgery on my right foot. I'm still non-weight bearing and in a cam boot while using a knee scooter. I also wrap my ankle every day before putting it in the boot. Not sure if that makes a difference, but just in case.

So today my right foot (foot that had surgery) and calf have been aching like I've walked for hours in bad shoes. But I haven't put any weight on it. The only thing that helps some is if I massage my toes.

So my question is, should I be concerned about this aching? And what can I do to stop it?

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  • Posted

    hi i had the same aching after give a good clean with dettol n warm wipe the problem went away hope this help

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    honestly, im about six months post op, and this was the weirdest and hardest surgery. i had the oddest pains and sensations. it may be because its restricted movement? or maybe wrapping your ankle within the boot is causing some restriction making it hurt more?

    it can never hurt to call your dr and ask though!

    best of luck

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    I'm 3 weeks post op for same surgery. stitches out yesterday and I use a compression sleeve with my Cam boot. I became weight baring as tolerated.

    Make sure your scooter is the right height. it puts extra pressure on your foot , depending on the angle you have your knee rested on the scooter.

    Probably not much you can do for aching except keep elevating and icing it when possible. the compression sleeve really helps with swelling, which helps me not hurt

    Good luck.

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    food is very important to heal boiled egg chicken sweet potato baked kale salad all helps enjoy

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