Re: screws in foot

Hi Lori,

I had a cheilectomy osteotomy with 2 screws in March. I had swelling and pain near the site of the screws which would not go away, so 2 weeks ago I had the screws out. It was another surgery, with the velcro boot., but much less swelling than before, and no real pain. I've already noticed that the swelling that I had on the top of my foot is non-existent. Time will tell if if your screws need to come out. 7 weeks is still too early, I think. I really didn't notice mine until month 4.

Posted By TerriG on November 21, 2005 at 15:59:26:

In Reply to: screws in foot posted by Lori on November 15, 2005 at 08:44:03:

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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