www.ChicagoFoot.com
773.296.7160

 
 
 
Thomas Kiely, DPM
Mark Pietz , DPM
Charles Reilly , DPM
 
Post-Op Instructions
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1. You have been given a prescription for pain medication. Take as instructed.

2. Keep your leg elevated, above the level of your heart, over the next few days.

3. You have been given a: Surgical Shoe / Walking Cast / Posterior Mold

wear this at all times when walking post-operatively.
if you have been given crutches or a walker, use them as instructed.
 
4. Keep your dressing: Clean, Dry and Do Not Remove It.
if your dressing gets wet or falls off, Call Your Doctor!
 
5. If you experience:
Excessive bleeding, drainage or redness
Fever of 100 degrees or greater
Pain, numbness and tingling not relieved with pain medication
 

Call Your Doctor!
slight bleeding on the bandage may occur. this is expected and OK.

In the event of an emergency involving your surgery, call the office and have the operator reach the doctor on call.

Chicago Foot Health Centers
Illinois Masonic Medical Center • The Loop • Tinley Park
773.296.7160

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