right knee & shin pain and can't stand straight on right foot will not bend to put foot down flat

dr. abrams :my problem is more than having 3 strokes , and open heart surgery , i can not straighten my right foot out to walk, the knee area hurts and the foot will not go flat to walk , i suffer with alot of like charlie horse pain in the shin and i bust out crying , the dr's know i have nerve damage but i know there it something else wrong and they don't want to hear it , my girlfriend had this problem and thinks i may have achillies tendons , please advise me what to do as this get's so severe that i can't sleep or rest i'am in a wheelchair since my heart surgery in 2000,( the only time i'm out of it is when i'm trying to rest ), but i know it's not just the nerve damage it is very painful at time, theres not a day that goes by that i don't have pain some where, i'de appreciate any information you can advise , thank you very much ....

Posted By rose marie polon on February 20, 2004 at 12:48:26:

In Reply to: Re: ankle and heel pain posted by Vivian Abrams DPM on January 09, 2004 at 22:43:57:

This soft padded night splint with contoured posterior shell provides passive dorsi flexion to address plantar fasciitis and achilles tendonitis. Shipped with toe wedge for additional stretch on plantar facia.

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