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4th ankle fusion
Nov 6, 2016
... I have had a severely broken ankle as well as other bone breaks from accidents. I truly do empathize with your husband, but let me be blunt. He is not suffering enough to take care of himself. ... (1 replies)
4th ankle fusion
Nov 5, 2016
... We see the surgeon Monday to find out the results of the ct scan and see if it's a non Union for my husband's poor ankle. ... (1 replies)
... I am concerned for you, as your bones have not fused yet you are walking, and without a boot. If it is not fused, I don't think you should be walking. ... (34 replies)

... Thank you for your kind words. Sounds like you've had a tough road also. ... (2 replies)
... I know what you are going through. Mine stemmed from a car wreck on 2010. Ever since then I've been in multiple casts, 12 to be exact, a walking boot and many ankle braces. I've never walked without a brace and without some sort of small limp. ... (2 replies)
Ankle Braces
Apr 29, 2010
... My doctor had me fitted for a Ricchi brace last summer and it absolutely took me out of pain. I'm only 55 and I need the ankle fusion surgery but I just wasn't ready to do it. This brace has been like a miracle for me. I can walk almost 2 miles with no pain at all. ... (5 replies)
Ankle Braces
Apr 25, 2010
... I recently began wearing an Arizona brace after being diagnosed with PTTD. I too have heard and spoken with a few people that have gone thru the ankle fusion and I DO NOT want to go thru that unless there is no other alternative. ... (5 replies)
Ankle Braces
Apr 25, 2010
... I wore an Arizona Brace for 2 years before I had my surgery for PTTD. It helped a lot. I had to buy 2 pairs of shoes though as it raised my shoe size a half a size. I had to wear "Amish" style shoes with a bigger toe box. ... (5 replies)
Ankle Braces
Apr 17, 2010
... years ago, but I wasn't aware of the damage that was being done until a few years ago. I'm 79 now and not about to undergo an ankle fusion. I recently had successful knee replacement and it was easy as compared to what I hear of ankle fusion surgery. ... (5 replies)
... or brace. You should read up on it. I understood from your other post that you had major trouble even walking and sport wasn't an option. It has become an option for some with this device. ... (15 replies)
... Hello I'm posting because I've been putting up with pttd for a very long time. I have it bilaterally worse in the left side. I wear Ritchie braces and have been in some sort of AFO for the last 3 years. For the last year or so I have been taking prescription pain killers to manage my pain. ... (12 replies)
... Ok. So its been almost 4 months dealing with ankle pain in both ankles. Here is a little background on me. I work on ladders most of the day while at work. ... (10 replies)
... Hey all! I'm new to the boards, but I have been reading them for the past few years and they have definitely helped get me through these surgeries. I decided to post because I'm not quite sure where else to go. ... (0 replies)
... This is my first time writing but I have been reading these threads for a few months. ... (49 replies)
... Thanks for writing your experiences. I too had the cortisone injections that were not terribly successful. It was great for the first few weeks but then it slowly came back to reality. ... (7 replies)
... I am finally out of the boot and into two ankle braces. ... (22 replies)
... Thanks for youer update and yes, I have decided to go for it. I figure I should do this in order to put off a triple. ... (38 replies)
... Thank you so much for your responses! I'm feeling more like this is the right way to go mostly because if I don't, I will probably end up much worse in the long run. ... (2 replies)
... OK I could really use some advice. I have read through old posts and have seen that there are some veterans here when it comes to ankle problems. ... (2 replies)
... I tried conservative treatments for years, 4.5 years to be exact. I tried braces, casts, CAM boots, physical therapy. Over time, my foot and ankle hurt more and more and swelled more and more. I was able to do less and less every day due to pain and swelling. ... (8 replies)


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