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... e test he showed me was that the ligaments can withstand 150 Newtons of force normally, but the fix with fabric can withstand 250 Newtons of force while a normal bostrom repair can we withstand 100 Newtons. ... (7 replies)
... Well, you probably won't be able to drive at all while you are taking or needing painkillers, which could be a week. And to have your foot down that long... ... (11 replies)
... I decided to push the surgery back to September 3... ... (11 replies)

... You should have your foot propped above your head all day and even when sleeping for about a week, and elevate most of the time for about a month. ... (11 replies)
... so, i guess my first question is... pending that my surgery is this week... ... (11 replies)
... Hi. I am going to be having a Bostrom repair on my right ankle this summer. ... (3 replies)
... nection, a shower head on a hose, and a knapsack. The knapsack will help you bring things with you on crutches, the shower head will help you rinse off with one foot hanging outside the tub, and wireless internet gives your brain something to work on. Good luck! ... (11 replies)
... Most likely, it's several weeks, and for the first week, don't expect to be doing much except keeping your foot propped up. For the surgery itself, you will probably be asleep through the miracle of chemistry. ... (11 replies)
... Part of my hesitaton is that I have been told that these injuries can sometimes take two to three years to heal!! I am willing to wait that long to avoid surgery which can often have an unpredictable outcome! I think part of my hesitation is that I had a Morton's Neuroma removed on the same foot 11 years ago. ... (2 replies)
... fibular ligament torn away. Doc tried conservative approach first with cast and boot but it didn't work. He claims I need surgery to correct it..a small mini anchor would be drilled into the end of the fibula and the atfl would be reattached to that. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks for that as I said I forgot to ask this to him and I'm having a lateral collateral ligament reconstruction/ bostrom's. I will talk to my surgeon when i see him about NWB. I can keep it up for awhile but not long. I'll tell them about my issues with nausea again and see what can be done about nerve blocks on the day as well. Also tried to add my foot issue but its in... (8 replies)
... Went to see a foot guru in NYC and he said that I am not a candidate for PTTD surgery because of the hypermobility in my ankle. ... (5 replies)
... I had a good experience with my bostrom repair. Mine was an out patient surgery. It took a little over an hour. ... (6 replies)
... The acute pain, tiredness, lethargy, thirstiness and loss of appetite all disappared 4 days after the surgery and apart from my foot being in a plaster cast, I've been feeling fairly normal. ... (208 replies)
... hi. i am 10 wks post-op for left ankle ligament repair (bostrom). just came out of aircast a week ago. doing pretty good other than i am still holding muscles in my foot in a way so not to let full weight on ankle (prior to surgery i had been walking this way on left side of foot for 12 yrs since a sprain and still doing it). when i do, i have pretty intense pain in ankle... (3 replies)

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