Name : Robert Metcalf
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Adult: 28 years old
Location: Southern Maryland
Area(s) affected: Left foot and left lower leg
I noticed my left foot was shorter than my right foot when I was probably about 10. My parents and the crackpot navy doctor didn't think it was anything unusual. I was finally diagnosed at age 16 by my orthopedic. I had an orthotic made for my shoe but surgery was put off until I was older.
At 25, I could no longer run. Melo affected the growth of my ankle and I was prone to rolling it. I had my outer tendon shortened, my Achilles lengthened, and my heel literally cut off and reset to the outside to allow more stability. I can now run which is great!
For now, I try to manage the pain and swelling the best I can with medical marijuana. I can feel the effect Melo has on me everyday. Good luck to everyone out there dealing!
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