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Please could somebody tell me if I can request a walking cast of boot after planter fascitis surgery so that I can get around my house a little.  I have 3 kids and I just can't lay all the time.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ali Oct 4, 2013.

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Ali replied to Emily Colucci's discussion Planter Fascitis
"yes you def can get a walking cast! I got one, but it really doesn't help me much more of a pain right now"
Oct 4, 2013
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Sep 18, 2013
Karla Perez replied to Emily Colucci's discussion Planter Fascitis
"No, probably not.  It was hard enough for me with with a desk job, plus I couldn't drive.  But you will need to be prepared for some sort of laid-up convalescent period after your surgery if that is the path forward you and your…"
Sep 18, 2013
Emily Colucci replied to Emily Colucci's discussion Planter Fascitis
"Thanks for replying.  I don't think I want to be in a cast because I have three (3) kids and I am always running.  How would I do that?  I have to hope this day/night boot helps!  I will keep you upadted. Em "
Sep 18, 2013
Karla Perez replied to Emily Colucci's discussion Planter Fascitis
"Em- It was a hard cast and I was non weight bearing on the crutches. K"
Sep 17, 2013
Emily Colucci replied to Emily Colucci's discussion Planter Fascitis
"Karly was you cast a hard cast like when you break your leg?  Could you walk on it or did you need crutches? Em"
Sep 16, 2013
Emily Colucci replied to Emily Colucci's discussion Planter Fascitis
Sep 16, 2013
Emily Colucci replied to Emily Colucci's discussion Planter Fascitis
"Oh, I am sorry, I do not foam roll, what is that?  I have rolled my foot over a frozen water bottle is that what you mean?"
Sep 16, 2013
Karla Perez replied to Emily Colucci's discussion Planter Fascitis
"Em- Glad it is in just your one foot too.  Don’t know how I could cope with both.  Any idea what triggered it?  I am sure mine was precipitated by my fracture itself or in the recovery from that.  I did the night…"
Sep 16, 2013
melgirl30 replied to Emily Colucci's discussion Planter Fascitis
"I took myself out of the boot. I was starting to get some "other pains" and it didn't feel right.   Em, you don't mention if you foam roll or anything. This is a good…"
Sep 16, 2013
Emily Colucci replied to Emily Colucci's discussion Planter Fascitis
"Hi Karly, thanks for responding to me.  I have planter fascitis in my left foot.  I had 4 cortizone shots, 2 times physical therapy, 1 1/2 months on prednisone and 2 MRI'S.  I have been sleeping with a night splint for over a…"
Sep 16, 2013
Karla Perez replied to Emily Colucci's discussion Planter Fascitis
"Em- Sorry you have become a member of this “exclusive” group.  I have been suffering from PF for almost 4 years—mine seemed to come on during the recovery from a broken foot when I started (perhaps too soon?) resuming normal…"
Sep 16, 2013
Emily Colucci replied to Emily Colucci's discussion Planter Fascitis
"Thanks so much for replying to me.  I don't know what I am going to do.  I have a doctor's appointment on October 15, 2013, and I will see what he says.  But, if iI could avoid the surgery I want to.  I can't live…"
Sep 15, 2013
melgirl30 replied to Emily Colucci's discussion Planter Fascitis
"Does your foot hurt while in the boot? Or only when you step out to shower?  I finally gave in after 1.5 years and got one shot in my right foot and then put my self in a boot (this all happened Thursday). I don't feel any pain in the…"
Sep 14, 2013
Emily Colucci replied to Emily Colucci's discussion Planter Fascitis
"Thank you so much for replying.  Right now I am in a day/night walking boot.  I have to keep it on for 6 weeks and I can only take it off to shower.  When I take if off I notice no difference.  My heel is hurting so bad!  I…"
Sep 13, 2013
melgirl30 replied to Emily Colucci's discussion Planter Fascitis
"you sure can. i would recommend it. i would be surprised if your doctor didn't also. however you may need to be non weight baring initially then transition to the walking boot. "
Sep 13, 2013

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