To make sure your recovery is successful; we have compiled a goody bag filled with necessary items to help you along the way.
WE ♥ YOUR FEET !
Prescriptions– Have your medicines waiting for you when you get home. Take these medications as prescribed by the Doctor. If you have any questions, please call our office.
Ice Pack– Alternate use of ice packs around foot 20 minutes on, 20 minutes off, or as instructed by the Doctor. Make sure the ice pack does not leak by wrapping it in a towel.
Sterile Gauze Pads– ONLY to be used after you have been instructed to change your dressings.
Sterile Roll Gauze– ONLY to be used after you have been instructed to change your dressings.
Coban Roll– ONLY to be used after you have been instructed to change your dressings.
Band-aids and Tape– ONLY to be used after you have been instructed to change your dressings.
Compressive Stocking– Designed to help reduce swelling. It is ONLY to be used after the Doctor instructs you to do so. Follow Doctors directions for usage.
Waterproof Shower Sock– This is an important piece of the post op kit. Practice makes perfect! Use the shower sock a few days before surgery to get the hang of getting it on and off. Make sure that the seal is tight and no water gets in.
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