One thing I can offer right away is support, both here, and over on Facebook, at https: My podiatrist said it's impossible that the constant pain in the ankle associated with my club foot, could be related! I was fitted by stepping into a box of "foam" to get a true casting including all my nooks and crannies. Practicing my posture and walking more slowly help. And the great thing about here and the FB group is, we all truly get it about what you are going through, because we go through it every day.
Clubfoot in Adults
The ease I have got is when my doctor put me on diclofenac and I find it helps a little. The lump of thickened skin, that served as his heel, is shrinking by the week. A review article in the Journal of Experimental and Clinical Medicine sums it up well,. School and work took a toll on my ankle, but my sister wanted me to give it a try. I have tried orthodics made for my feet and they still didn't help. Some clubbies who have found it impossible to deal with the pain any longer have opted for amputation and going with prosthetic feet, and they report a major improvement in the quality of their lives.
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Merissa, my heart definitely goes out to you. I recently went to an orthopedic surgeon.. Kept aggrivating it at work bakery, lots of walking to-fro, some standing on rubber mats but mostly on cement, rolling my foot over every other day by stepping off edge of mats! If not, I strongly urge you to join - lots of support and good clubbies all over the world - you may even find someone local to you. That may well be something other than a cosmetic attack.
I've lost nearly 28lbs. Glad you found the blog, and you should also join the adult CF group on Facebook, at https: Do not go past neutral with this stretch. The pain that I do have comes and goes. But, a lot of ppl with club feet say it's worth it! I realize that was only a temporary solution and it obviously was but man, a whole month with no pain?