Ange 9:42pm Apr 10 2018
I'm at 50% wb moving onto 75% this week. Also working on dropping a crutch this week. I've been wb while sitting without the boot - today for the first time I walked with one crutch and no boot with my pt. So we're in a pretty similar place.
I've been showering with the boot - scared I'll whack it ;) but I'm still sleeping with the boot. Considering how much it annoyed me when I first got it, its funny that I don't wanna sleep without it. My pt told me to keep it on for another week. If you feel safer with it on, keep it on. 7 weeks is still pretty early for healing.
I had a bad week with pain & swelling, but an awesome week gaining back flexibility in my ankle. In one week of doing exercises I went from doing a 10 degree flex & heel lift to 40 degrees.
But all this does hurt though. Work gradually and at your own pace.
trimalleolar fracture 22 Jan 18
Surgery 30 Jan 18 - 2 plates and 13 screws
Fiberglass cast nwb
NWB In Walker Boot 28 Feb 18
Starting 25% WB 19 Mar 18
Starting 75% wb and one crutch 11 Apr 18