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... on. We then went to Cleveland Clinic, and spoke with 2 dr there. Both suggested the fresh allograft surgery. We did that, a year later when it did not work, the surgeon then said what was left was fusion. ... (14 replies)
... micro fracture is a very reasonable approach to an OCD that is not healing properly. It doesn't always take on the first go 'round but often does. The surgeon will also get the opportunity to look around and clean up or repair any other damage that may be in there. ... (6 replies)
... auto grafts have to do with the bone. Denovo has to do with the cartilage. They are interrelated and the bone supplies the cartilage with life. Her left ankle looks perfect right now so we are happy. ... (8 replies)

... I had a 10mm allograft in my left ankle in June 2013 and my ankle continues to improve each week. ... (8 replies)
... so that's improvement. Off crutches, walk in boot, if no pain, take boot off and start playing sports if you want." Ok...I was beside myself. This is the top ankle specialist there. Regardless, my daughter was happy to hear she didn't need the surgery. ... (141 replies)
... Do I need to be concerned about causing more damage to ankle prior to surgery when skiing and skating? ... (53 replies)
... miles no problem and I can walk distances but the PF gets me before the ankle does. ... (15 replies)
... maybe best in country for this kind of surgery. The oats is such a big procedure that I opted for drilling, knowing if it failed, I could do graft. ... (7 replies)
OCD of the talus
Jul 6, 2008
... I'm a 50 year old runner who has had ankle pain for 3 years which has increased to the point where it is very difficult to run. A recent MRI of the ankle shows that I have an 10mm OCD cyst on the medial talus. I've read about drilling and microfracture surgery. I can walk without pain, and I can cycle. ... (8 replies)
OCD of talus bone
Oct 10, 2013
... One more tip regarding your recovery......make a point to get an appointment with the physical therapist your surgeon prefers. Get detailed written instructions on what to do, how much, when etc. ... (9 replies)
... doctor said that was the most important thing to watch out for, but I didn't need it for pain. In fact, I felt absolute pain RELIEF after my surgery, because my ankle felt so much better after he cleaned it out. It was AWESOME compared to how it felt before. ... (12 replies)
... Abby, The sickest part of the whole situation is that my OS is the head of the foot and ankle department at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), which is world renown in medicine. He was the surgeon I was referred to and he is supposedly the top surgeon for foot and ankle in the whole of Western PA (its not like I live in a rural area or anything). With my... (80 replies)
... If my memory serves me correctly Kira is in her twenty's and has had an ankle replacement. The level of pain we are feeling is no where near ankle replacement or fusion time for my money. ... (80 replies)
... if that specialist is not in your home town, it is definitely worth driving to find the best doctor to treat you. ... (7 replies)
... I had a defect in my talus called an OCD which stands for Osteochondral Defect. It was the result of breaking my ankle when I was a kid. ... (3 replies)
... imes while thoroughly researching allograft procedures. As I recall, it was in the patient comments and Dr. reviews that I found this info. You can even ask your surgeon and family Dr. about it. ... (14 replies)
... doctor's orders even if you think you know better!!! Hope things continue to go well for you and soon you will be back to walking by the river!! Good luck and best wishes. ... (7 replies)
... Quite a few will deny the cadaver version, however, which is yet another reason why it's always best to consider having an orthopedic surgeon ankle specialist rather than a podiatrist do your surgery. A podiatrist is not allowed to perform the secondary operation on the knee to obtain the autograft. ... (15 replies)
... t eager to submit to surgery. I've been able to extend my runs out to 14 miles and will try a 50k event next weekend. I'm not running very hard or fast and the OCD isn't bothering me too much. ... (7 replies)
... Liz, My doctor is Dr. Brief, he is a fairly new surgeon that specializes in the ankle joint. I am very happy with him and have referred several others to him. He told me that the machine stimulates bone growth. ... (131 replies)


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