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I have broken my tibial plateau and after a few months of complications and having my leg operated on I have been given the go ahead to fully weight bear. Since doing so I have gotten very bad pain in my foot and ankle. I just want to know if this is common? I Injered myself on my bike due to an impact fracture and I'm a bit worried I have done damage to my foot as well but it hasn't been picked up on. I have consulted physio and they have said it's normal but it's stopping me from being able to fully weight bear due to the pain. Thanks for the help!
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Thank you, I have an ice pack but honestly I haven't been icing it. I will try this! Thank you again
how's the ice management?
Unfortunately it's still quite painful. I have got some stronger pain killer and booked in a closer appointment for the hospital
Sorry to hear about your pain. I can't give you any advice but I thought it may help you to understand if I tell you my experience.
I was was involved in a accident when I was 15 (now 71). One of the injuries was a broken tibia and fibia. I had a hip replacement 22 months ago and I'm now having problems with damaged nerves in my foot on the same side. I've been told by the orthopaedic surgeon that it is caused by the tibial nerve after the break 56 years ago and there is nothing they can do.
I hope you have more luck and keep insisting on getting a answer from a consultant. Keep in touch and let us know if you get any satisfaction.
All the best Brenda
Thank you for letting me know, this does sound interesting. I will speak to my physio, I did have an mri and ct scan with dye to check my muscles but it was mostly on the leg and not my foot. I am seeing my physio Friday so I'm going to talk to him more. Thank you again and all the best with your leg and foot!
Just to let anyone know who may have the same issue. I went to an appointment today and had my foot x-rayed and bone is fine. Both the physio and doctors have said it's the transition between partial weight bearing and full weight bearing. It seems my muscles although very painful need to readjust and the bone needs to get used to the weight also.
Thank you to everyone that helped
i feel intense pain in my foot so i cannot walk without limp?
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