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... I'm glad you had such a good experience! My surgery was yesterday here in Boston and it sounds very similar to yours. I will be on a nerve block attached to my leg for a few days so so far, there is barely any pain. The doctor actually just came in to update me on how well everything went and agrees, this surgery will be a life changer for me. I'm so looking forward to the... (9 replies)
... and he was right. That having been said, it is 100 times better than it was....I no longer consider self amputation on a daily basis LOL. ... (9 replies)
... CoastieJD, You need to seek out an ankle specialist and I would highly recommend teaching hospitals. As I tell everyone, you have to be in charge of your own care these days. No one will look out for you like you will and you need to educate yourself first and foremost. Apart from fixing your immediate problem, every effort should be made to do as little damage as possible and... (15 replies)

... I've been away from the foot boards dealing with another health issue before I can deal with this same issue for basically the same problem that you have. ... (20 replies)
... I had a good long talk with my PT about amputation vs. replacement. He's the one that knows all sides of my history, rsd, ankle, hypermobility, etc. and so he sees the big picture. ... (240 replies)
... ogical pain and physical pain as well. So I know you are both going through that now with your pain, I just wanted to relate my experiences so you might see that amputation is not the answer. As I said to Kris earlier, be that squeaky wheel. ... (100 replies)
... The only reason I am describing the extent of my injury is that I have found many depressing entries on message boards regarding lisfranc injuries even though there are many success stories. I plan on being one of those success stories and you can too. ... (14 replies)
... Hello, I have been off the boards for a while due to other health issues but thought I would drop on in to update the continueing saga of "Das Foot". ... (1 replies)
... Fishman, S.A. and Bartolomei, F.J. 1986. Digital amputation following trauma induced gangrene. ... (5 replies)

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