I had a ankle joint infusion, now having a balance problem.

I had a joint infusion of the right ankle (i think it was the talus. I am now walking on the outside of my right foot. And have fallen a number of times. I am having a balance problem ( I sort of dog track, if you know what I mean), I loose balance and my one foot comes across the other and causes my feet to get tangled up and causes me to fall. My podiatrist said i should have more surgery on my heel. And that will consist of them taking a wedge out of my heel and putting a staple in. This should help me to walk more on the center of the bottom of my foot. Do you think this will help? I have a very high arch in my feet. Which the doctor seems to think may have something to do with this problem. Thank you

Posted By Pamela Wayne on February 11, 2003 at 15:01:45:

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