The foot hurts constantly, the skin is very sensitive and any pressure on the ankle is almost unbearable, especially when trying to sleep. I have not had a full night of sleep for seven weeks now. It makes no difference whether I take painkillers or not. The best I can do is put the headphones on and listen to some music while I lie in bed tossing and turning. Having said this, rest assured that I am in good spirits and delighted with the progress being made.
|This is my foot three days after having the plaster off. Very stiff, weak, sore and swollen - bearing in mind that I my ankles are normally very skinny.|
Now, how's that for a spectacular and delightful reduction in swelling! You will note, as well, that there is a little muscle coming back already. This photo was taken yesterday. This spectacular improvement has been achieved by: