Re: cheilectomy

I had one with an osteotomy almost 12 weeks ago. Most important is for the first few days (I did 5) keep your foot above heart level, ice it and take pain medication as prescribed, on schedule, regardless if you have pain or not. I did that and had no pain. The only discomfort I had post surgery was from the swelling once I started walking in the post op shoe. Ice and elevation are the keys. Feel free to aks any questions!

Posted By TerriG on June 03, 2005 at 09:15:17:

In Reply to: cheilectomy posted by gailgutt on June 02, 2005 at 20:30:23:

An area of softer silicone is incoporated on the medial side of the cushion, the area most sensitive to plantar faciitis pain. Sold in pairs.

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