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Should I have charlie horses after foot surg

07/31/2007

Question:

I am a 43 yr. old male, on 7-9-07 I had a bunyon removed w/pins put in the toe, 4 to be exact. My foot has not been a problem, the worst thing seems to be the cramps & charlie horse`s that gave been coming with it. I went back to work early (last week) and I am Ok with it . I am a delivery driver( I only drive) but my leg is swollen & charlie horse`s are bad to wake up to. Is there anything to do for relief???????????????

Answer:

Considering your recent foot surgery, it would be advisable to consult your doctor about your swelling and cramps.

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Response by:

Patricia A Woellert, MSW, MEd Patricia A Woellert, MSW, MEd
Program Manager
Fitness Center at CARE\Crawley
University of Cincinnati