Unformatted text preview: After surgery, foot still does not heal. Doctor decides for patient to wear cast for 6 months with x-rays taken avery two months, and hopes it heals. It does not. Doctor schedules a second surgery and removes the 1st screw and puts in two screws. One going up into the calcaneus and one going down from the tarsals. After this the patient still complains of pain in his metatarsals while doing physical therapy. Doctor explains it is tarsal tunnel syndrome. Doctor recommends patient wears a brace to help support the metatarsals. The patient also has pain in the patella of his left leg. Doctor explains that the patient will have arthralgia from the injury to his feet....
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- Spring '11
- 6 months, arthralgia, right foot, tarsal tunnel syndrome