Casts

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Hi everyone....what a great forum here. Anyway I am on my 12th day since the operation I had Bilateral 1st Metatarsal+Osteotomy+internal on both feet. Nothing complicated just they open you up and put a screw in each foot. After surgery I coped really well until the anaesthetic wore off and I should of used Endone but refused and was in agony in the early hrs of the morning.  Took it and life was so much easier. No pain killers at all after three days. I learnt to keep my feet up and only got up to go to the loo....nothing else. I had my op on Fri and hubby went to work on the Tues. On the 10 day, I was going back to my surgeon to get the stitches out and to see how mangled my foot was. I was scared! But went I looked at my feet, it was not too bad. No swelling and hardly no bruising. Stitches out and slipper casts are on. See how I go now.

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    Your doing so well. A great success story.

    thankx for sharing

    CHEERS 

    HOPE biggrin

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    Also how is everyone going that has casts on? Does it feel weird? My right foot kinda 'cracks' abit when walking but no pain. Is it because my toes are 'set' in place and taking awhile to get used to the plaster? Just seeing what others have of their experience...thanks smile
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    Hi there! I am day 14 but can't get an appointment to have stitches out and plaster cast off until day18 - boo! I just hope all is good under all the bandages, I THINK, but don't know for sure, that they are going to re plaster at this stage. What are slipper casts?
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      Hi Jinny.....I had just bandages on for ten days after op. Then the casts on Mon. Now I also noticed where the stitches were, I am getting itchy. Which is a good thing as I know I am healing. Slipper cast....goes around the big toe to align it and over the foot but not quiet up to the ankle. The person that did the casts said the cast stops the big toe going over to the other toes. Good luck and more you keep the feet up the better you will be smile
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