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Broken heels


Hello my name is tim and I fell in oct of 2000 off a ladder appx 22 feet and shattered both heels.I had 6 screws in my right foot and 7 in my left and plates in both as well.I have severe pain in both feet and have from day i’m having problems in both knees as well as my back.I have been to numerous doctors and therapist and just need advice or as much as you can give.I have been taking lortab pain medication since the accident.I do not abuse it and never take over my prescribe dose.I am currently on social security and am 43 years old.I tried to go back to work but now realize i just am not able.its like a chain reaction since my injury from my feet to my legs to my back.Is there a web link or somewhere i can go to talk with other people with the same injuries ? any information you can send will be greatly appreciated……….Tim


  1. I shattered my right heel 7/9 and also had reconstructive surgery w/a plate and 10 screws. You are welcome to email me if you would like. I have been talking to a few people w/this same injury and have found it helpful. Good luck in recovery.