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 Re: Back to the Couch...
AngieLanigan    8:57pm Feb 23 2017

Is the numbness new? Are the toes turning a funny colour (purple, blue)? If either is true you sound get checked out asap to be sure there isn't a circulation issue.

Otherwise, weird numbness isn't necessarily abnormal. Where did the break occur? Was your foot involved? One of my breaks was at the ankle and my whole lower leg/foot bent sideways (very unnaturally, ugh!), and that caused a lot of tissue and nerve damage, including in my foot. The top and bottom of my foot near my toes was numb for months afterwards. It was ages before I could rise up on my tiptoes because I couldn't feel that part of my foot. It did eventually come back though. Damaged nerves take a long time to heal.

Dec 1, 2014 Tib/Fib/Talus fractures x5
Dec 5 surgery. Jan 19 DVT
Feb 9 Cast off, WBAT, PT
Feb 18 Walker to Crutches. Mar 4 Stairs. Mar 10 Crutches to cane
Apr 15 No more cane
Dec 2016 Still dealing with PTSD and anxiety, therapy ongoing.

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