... Hello Onyx,
I am thinking of having a ankle distraction therapy (with Ilizarov external frame) It will not be easy to go through, but I do not want fusion or replacement yet.
There are threads about it with people who have or had this.
Hilde (3 replies)
... My doctor asked for MRI. I had osteofit and post traumatic arthritis. So i had a microfracture surgery. I was ok for 1 year. ... (3 replies)
... hi everyone!
About eight years ago, I broke my femur when I was hit by a car. I had a rod and pins put in, and then removed. Then, about a year and a half ago, I broke a dislocated my hip just from twisting it suddenly. I am only 24, and am afraid of developing more serious hip problems. I haven't had any physical threapy for it, but am starting soon. I have been... (1 replies)
... Hi... I'm new.. 43 years old and was diagnosed with Post Traumatic Arthritis after crushing my ankle 6 yrs ago. My prognosis is eventual ankle bone fusion. ... (6 replies)
... Can someone help me understand the difference between osteoarthritis and post traumatic arthritis. I am new to all of this and trying to educate myself. I apologize if some of my questions seem dumb. ... (3 replies)
... revealed that the arthritis was not severe, but not mild, so my os called it moderate. We tried an injection of corticosteroid, but it didn't work. The next step was to fuse it. ... (0 replies)
... Before that i was a long distance runner. I have not ran since it broke because my doctors have told me it will wear the cartalige too much. I have developed post traumatic arthritis also. Today I went on a two mile run just because I missed it soooo much. ... (1 replies)
... If a doctor prescribes multiple CT scans of your head or abdomen, worry about the radiation then. One CT scan of your foot, with lead shields over the rest of your body, is not a significant radiation dose. It's definitely worth it to make the right decision about future surgery.
It does sound like you have post-traumatic arthritis. I
s the doctor proposing to fuse... (2 replies)
... It doesn't really answer my question. I know what OA and RA is. My question is more about post traumatic arthritis. ... (5 replies)
... ray and MRI done, and the doctor has told her that she has arthritis in her knee. I have never heard of someone as young as her, 21, having arthritis. ... (2 replies)
... wow..you have had a difficult time of it! it seems most of the ankle replacements are done outside of the US...FDA is pretty sceptical of them at this point. Evidently, if you are an active person, and it sounds as tho you are,,,they tend to wear out. That's why they recomend the fusion.
i have read about the external fixator, but only that they did it. never talked to... (10 replies)
... traumatic arthritis following an ankle fracture. My experience has been rocky. In 2000 I fell on the ice and broke my ankle leaving work. ... (10 replies)
... I heard that people with a torn ACL are at increased risk of developing Post Traumatic Osteo Arthritis due to the instability and giving way caused by the ACL tear. ... (4 replies)
... ny bits of info or anyone with similar problems. I am 29 years old and was recently diagnosed with joint space narrowing in my injured hip and the beginnings of arthritis following a HORRIFIC car accident I had 2 years ago. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Pete, Sorry to hear your having long term ankle pain. I too suffer from a painful ankle from post traumatic arthritis after a bad car accident 5years ago. I have had a sub taylor fusion 3 years ago and now having problems again with the other joints in my foot. ... (2 replies)
... I have athritis -have lived with it all my life im 23 now
although your on meds if your still in pain you need to go see a specialist!
there will always be times when you'll be a little sore
but they should be able to give you something to help
ankle replacement would be great but its a big operationn
and you could need it replaced again later.
go see a specialist and... (3 replies)
I do not have this problem. A close friend of mine broke several bones in his ankle in 1980. He fell thru a floor on a construction site and landed on the side of his foot.
Paul had several surgeries to repair torn ligaments and had pins put in bones to stabilize fractures. He could not work because of the pain and swelling standing caused.
Finally he had to have... (3 replies)
... Had Pantalar Fusion done last 30th of July because of Post Traumatic Arthritis, caused by a car accident in 2004. I am allowed to walk with my cast and "shoe" since 1,5 week now. ... (0 replies)
... I was just diagnosed with post traumatic arthritis (rt ankle).
I broke this leg when i was 16..it was a growth plate injury and slightly affected the growth of my leg (feet 2 different sizes)...well...when we experience a bad storm front in the area, i am usually wrything in pain to the point that i cant walk. My ankle even freezes up on me sometimes. This happened to me last... (1 replies)
... I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this--but I am having a strange, and concerniong problem and I need some input.:
I am posting it here because I think it might be related to a hip injury I had years ago; I broke and dislocated my right hip, and now my other one hurts all the time too, overcompensating, I guess.
Anyways, I was told years ago that i have... (4 replies)