November 6, 2012 at 2:07 am #605479
Sometimes odd questions bring good answers from all you bloggers out there. the things the doctors forget to tell you.
My fractured ankle is healing,I have graduated to a lighter weight brace. I am not sure how to explain it. It fits onto my foot, laces around my leg and then has a couple of straps. The problem is is – it is an “inside brace” I haven’t been able to find a shoe the right shape or size to put my foot into. Any thoughts>
WrenNovember 6, 2012 at 2:32 am #776632
sneakers work? Danskos are pretty wide. Those are my two go to shoes while healing.November 6, 2012 at 3:08 am #776633November 6, 2012 at 4:05 am #776634
I was thinking- I always just put my boot back on. Between wet and being not very graceful I just figured it was a safe bet. Hope you find something that works!November 6, 2012 at 10:59 pm #776635
sneakers aren’t really an option for me. I spoke to my doctor’s assistant and she was actually quite flummoxed about my problem. I may have to go back in.
Mike the orthopedic sandle looks more like what I would want. Do you know where I could get one?November 6, 2012 at 11:15 pm #776636
In true NW “style” you can always go this route!November 6, 2012 at 11:28 pm #776637
I guess I’m being a little obtuse here, it looks like a very open sandle and cold weather is coming, plus where would I find it?November 6, 2012 at 11:33 pm #776638
Maybe a pair of Ugg knock-offs (those shearling slipper looking boots) from big 5 or target? They seem wide so maybe will work.November 6, 2012 at 11:39 pm #776639
Wren, how long will you have to wear this brace? Are you looking for something for the next few weeks, or is it a more permanent problem?
How about galoshes? Or a galosh.
Have you looked at men’s sizes to find something? They usually come wider than women’s.November 7, 2012 at 1:05 am #776640
Wren, I’ve never done business with them, but you might want to give Kleenwell Medical Services a call: (206) 433-0715.
They’re located in Burien, at: 15455 4th Ave SW Ste B.
Yeah, the cold/wet weather potential may be an issue…
MikeNovember 10, 2012 at 1:57 am #776641
just wanted to stay thanks everyone for all our thoughts and suggestions. turns out I had the brace on upside down (duh) and I can wear my regular shoes just fine now. alls well that ends well.November 10, 2012 at 2:00 am #776642
just wanted to stay thanks everyone for all your thoughts and suggestions. turns out I had the brace on upside down (duh) and I can wear my regular shoes just fine now. alls well that ends well.November 10, 2012 at 3:54 am #776643
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