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... s told not to. Ibuprofen, excessive weight bearing etc. Based on what my doctors have said and the experiences of others who have posted here and elsewhere about OATS recovery, you are pushing if not exceeding the limits of recovery. Your doctor must have enormous confidence in their work. ... (52 replies)
... Each doctor has his or her preferred recovery instructions so I would stick with what you are told. It all takes time and the best way to speed it up is to avoid the swelling. ... (52 replies)
... if OATS would be better done with your own bone or cadaver bone. ... (1 replies)

... I went and saw my doctor today and I have to admit I am a bit frustrated. I last spoke to the doctor in august and at that time we decided that if there were no results by this week we would proceed with the oats procedure. ... (141 replies)
... I had the OATs procedure in March of this year and am doing great! ... (23 replies)
... point blank, "Mandy, your ankle has progressed to a point that is beyond my surgical ability. You need to see a foot and ankle specialist for what's called the OATS procedure". ... (6 replies)
... I am now 11 days post op the dreaded OATS procedure. I'm in a hard cast for the next two weeks, then a boot after that. I got off meds two days ago. ... (65 replies)
... This sure explains my failed drilling as my lesion was 1.5 cm wide and I think went down to the bone. Wish I had a doctor that would have told me this or anything. ... (80 replies)
... have not ever had an MRI on my ankle, only a CT. My OS said he knew what he would see on an MRI, he wanted to see the underlying bone structure to determine if OATS is needed. Unfortunately for me, it is needed. ... (15 replies)
... If I were in your situation, would I get OATS this summer? ... (80 replies)
... I had one doc recommend that procedure along with ligament repair. Is your defect on the mediAl or lateral side of the ankle? ... (3 replies)
... of my talus out and I would have very limited options in the future should the allograft procedure not be successful. ... (29 replies)
... talking with my doctor to get things clarified, seeing a video of an OATS procedure and speaking to several people I know in the medical field I felt I wasable to make an informed decision. ... (3 replies)
... talking with my doctor to get things clarified, seeing a video of an OATS procedure and speaking to several people I know in the medical field I felt I wasable to make an informed decision. ... (3 replies)
... in with ankle clicking, definitely ask the doc about that, whether it could be scar tissue, rough cartilage, weakened tendons from wearing cast, etc., and how to best treat it. ... (83 replies)
... I am confussed and looking for help. I saw an OS in pittsburgh that recommended having oats knee to ankle. ... (19 replies)
... I am confussed and looking for help. I saw an OS in pittsburgh that recommended having oats knee to ankle. ... (23 replies)
... I know the sound of having the OATS procedure sounds scary. To be honest, it's a barbaric surgery... but so is any orthopedic surgery. I sounded like you when I found out I needed it! ... (24 replies)
... I sprained my ankle five years ago, and my lesion was 9mm, so drilling was not the best option for me. I had the OATS procedure 10 weeks ago to fill in my "pothole." They took one plug from my knee. OATS is a big surgery so I saw FIVE doctors to get their opinions on what I should do. ... (26 replies)
... I wish you the best with airline travel after surgery. Usually they let handicap and people with kids board ahead of everyone, so that will benefit you. ... (96 replies)


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