It really depends on the particular shape of the deformity, your age, activity, the surgeon's preferences etc.
If you are unsure, you might seek further dialogue with your doctor.
Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on October 07, 2004 at 14:16:25:
In Reply to: foot surgery
posted by marie on October 07, 2004 at 13:29:33:
This slip-on device is a soft and stretchable Nylon/Lycra® fabric molded with a proprietary gel pad to protect the entire Achilles tendon of the foot by absorbing pressure and friction resulted from rubbing with the surface of the shoe.