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... After many years finally got referred to an orthopaedic surgeon and had surgery on my left ankle to repair the ligaments and put pins in the ankle to hopefully heal the syndesmosis even though it had been so long there were no more signs of healing. ... (5 replies)
... She started using an electrical bone stimulator last week. ... (8 replies)
... I am jumping in on this one as I have good news regarding healing a shattered 1st metatarsal. I had a graft done and an ex fixator placed to hold my broken bone in place with four stainless screws. At two weeks they saw nothing good on the first post op x ray and promptly ordered a bone growth stimulator. ... (8 replies)

... Did your foot ever heal? ... (8 replies)
... You might want to consider asking your surgeon about a bone stimulator, there is a fair amount of evidence that they help. ... (8 replies)
... Thank you Hankster! I have some hope in me. It is just very disappointing to hear that there is no healing, especially after I follow my Dr's orders precisely!! ... (8 replies)
... I had a Giant Cell Tumor basically my whole first metatarsal was destroyed. They took bone from hip. I had the surgery 2x, the first was nonunion and so far the 2nd is also. Good Luck with your xray!! ... (8 replies)
... I had ORIF for a fracture of my navicular. At 12 weeks, i too showed no signs of union. Was told to return in 8 weeks. 8 very long weeks. ... (8 replies)
... I am courious because I had one done during flat foot reconstruction. They used a cadaver bone piece and put a plate over the area. So I am wondering also how fast the bone heals. ... (8 replies)
... I saw my Dr 12 weeks after having a bone graft done on my foot, my xray showed non union. He wants to see me back in 5 weeks. What are the chances of the bone actually healing in 5 weeks if there was nothing after 12 weeks? ... (8 replies)
... use about a half of a fresh pineapple combined with two cups of spinach when I don't have a broken foot. Spinach is a no no when you have a fracture as it slows healing and the AMA actually warns that it doubles healing time. However, romain leaves or dandelion leaves work well with the pineapple. ... (12 replies)
... op on my left foot and had numbness in the last two toes. As the swelling went down consistently and healing began, I gained feeling again in the pinkie toe. However, the 2nd to last toe has not fully gained feeling yet. ... (16 replies)
... I'm a flatfoot reconstruction alumni! I had my left foot reconstructed in February 4 yrs ago. I had an accessory navicular bone in the arch of my foot that I was born with and it caused my arch to fall over the years.. I'm 55 yrs old, so I don't go out and run marathons or anything! ... (30 replies)
... that I would continue to get bunions because the bone wasn't long enough to support my height, weight and activity level. ... (14 replies)
... ray just to make sure the other parts of your foot are ok. Some people use bone growth stimulators daily to increase the likelihood that a bone will fuse or heal. Some insurance plans cover this while others do not. ... (2 replies)
... months for bones to heal in the foot. ... (3 replies)
... I'm not even looking up the healing time or anything else for this Achilles thing. I just don't want to know and my surgeon is so conservative it wouldn't be right anyway. ... (75 replies)
... It was a complex fracture, in 3 different directions. She doesn't know how she did it, she's not really athletic, but she's not fat or anything, and she joined an indoor volleyball team. ... (6 replies)
... I have been reading post on this board since Jan because I knew I was having surgery in May to correct the collapse of my right foot. ... (6 replies)
... ankle surgeon. You want someone who works with athletes. There are HUGE differences in the skill and knowledge of surgeons. You want the best even if you have to travel to find one. ... (1 replies)

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