I just wanted to see if anyone else struggles and what they do. I am 30 years old and was born with clubfoot in both of my feet. I have had numerous operations from been 6 weeks old, however, all I hear is now that you have to live with it and take tablets for the rest of my life and look to rest your feet. I am currently taking tramadol and amitriptyline for when I go to bed. from waking up in a morning I have stiff joints and struggle to move with my ankles and when it comes to about 2pm in the afternoon my feet swell up and have this burning from them with sharp shooting pains going up my calf and stiffness, also sometimes at work I have to place an hot water bottle on my feet because they are so cold and don’t seem to get warm but the doctors just say have to live with it, does anyone else have this? I am wearing the shoes that I get made for me but I don’t think they work because I still have pain. I can’t even play football with my little boy in the park for longer than 10mins because I know the next day I am not going to be able to move freely with my feet.
I am currently working 40 hours have a nice desk job but the pain still comes. My partner wants me to reduce my hours but this hurts my pride.
it has been mentioned about fusion on my feet. has anyone had this done? I know one day I will end up with walking sticks but does anyone have any suggestions what they do?
Thank you for reading and listening.