exercise 16 months after severe calcaneus fracture

I am a twenty-one year-old male, and I shattered my heel 16 months ago, was off of it completely for 2.5 months followed by 4 months of physical therapy. I started going jogging once or twice a week this summer, and felt ok if I'd stretched out a lot and started by walking for a mile or so.

A friend recently told me that high impact activity like jogging can be dangerous after breaking a bone in your feet- can destroy cartilege, speed up the onset of arthritis. Is this true, should I get a bicycle, or would jogging help my heel heal?


Posted By JBNY on September 18, 2004 at 13:23:05:

A layer of gel combined with a foot cover to help protect metatarsals and toes from friction and pressure. It also ideal for cushioning the ball of foot and provides warmth for people suffering from arthritis or poor circulation to the toes.

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