... Hi everyone!
My name is Sue & I can't believe i've only just found this site!!
I had a near fatal car accident in July 2000 & caught my right foot under the accelerator pedal wrenching it backwards. An x-ray showed a small chip in the middle of the Talus, & I was told it would 'heal itself & that no treatment was necessary!' Well, 10 yrs down the line & after years of... (22 replies)
... I had a terrible fall and broke my left ankle and severely sprained my right ankle. I had ORIF surgery in March and a very long and painful recovery. ... (0 replies)
... y and no infection is a concern. Due to the fact that I have a job that requires very heavy lifting and physical activity much beyond the eliptical...I am having hardware removal surgery at the end of this month. My question is, what is the recovery like? ... (9 replies)
... I also posted about screw removal and didn't have any respond so I thought we could support each other! ... (6 replies)
... e and 2.5 months ago got the infection the ortho was worried about at the surgical site which was debrided. The nature of the infection means I have to have the hardware removed to eliminate the chance of reinfection. ... (9 replies)
... HI, I SHATTERED MY LEFT CALCANIOUS AND RIGHT TIBIA AUGUST 2007 LIVING WITH SEVER PAIN FRM HARDWARE IN LEFT CALCANIOUS I HAD IT REMOVED THIS YEAR IN JUNE 2010 AND YES, THE PAIN IS LESS AFTER HAVING IT REMOVED AS FOR GONE...NO. ... (6 replies)
... Wondering if anyone out there has had hardware removal. I would like to know the details. I had surgery June 22, 2007, a plate and 7 screws. By the end of a work day, my foot has severe pain. ... (1 replies)
... Wondering if anyone out there has had hardware removal. I would like to know the details. I had surgery June 22, 2007, a plate and 7 screws. By the end of a work day, my foot has severe pain. ... (6 replies)
... I have screws in the talas and the fibula and tibula. I also have a plate in there but I am not sure if he is taking the plate out.
How long were you non-weight bearing? Also, will I need the boot after the surgery or will I be able to wear shoes? I was told by my doctor I could travel back home after the surgery but he did not say anything about non-weight bearing and... (3 replies)
... however, I have not been able to find any information on the procedure or recovery time. Anyone that may have had hardware removed, could you please tell me about recovery. Will I be able to walk on the foot immediately after and will I be able to put my sneakers on. ... (3 replies)
... I'm glad to hear that we were both told the same for the recovery timeframe. Also very happy to hear that it's a quick procedure. ... (6 replies)
... I am 9 weeks post microfracture of ankle, debridement and leftover hardware removal. Also tibial nerve release done at same time. I just got go ahead to start walking without boot. ... (1 replies)
... nd informative posts on this heath board I did not lose my mind entirely. I had pretty much recovered from that surgery when I began to have pain in my heel and ankle that kept getting worse. My orthopedist ordered an MRI and CT scan to evaluate the problem. ... (2 replies)
... Sorry, I'm new here and am looking for detailed info on hardware removal because I'm having just 1 of my 4 screws removed in a few more weeks, and I'm REALLY nervous! ... (9 replies)
... Thought I'd give an update after I had the metal removed for those interested. Bottom line, removal of the metal resulted in an immediate and significant reduction in pain on the outside of the ankle. ... (3 replies)
... op what seems to be a modified brostrum with a graft sewn into the repair for reinforcement, arthroscopy, and previous hardware removal. My doctor never called it a brostrum, but by reading the surgical report, that is what it seems. ... (0 replies)
... arts new in Jan. and my husband switched the plan to not have a high deductable. I am also going to ask for another appt. because things aren't going well. The ankle just looks funky. Margaret, after reading about you and your screws and the removal, today? ... (107 replies)
... years ago and the hardware removal was about 2 years ago. I can't wear really high heels, but I can wear most of what I want. ... (10 replies)
... ould be fine, crossing fingers.. All this came from that surgery and it better work! At least all the foreign bodies are out of my ankle.. and am on the road to recovery I hope. ... (1 replies)
... I recently, as in last September 2012, had a subtalar fusion done on my right ankle when the lower joint of my ankle developed arthritis in it from a previous surgery where my talus bone was also fused together after an auto accident in 2010. ... (0 replies)