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... I walk a lot for my job so I'm pushing through but up until last week my orthro was suggesting a fusion because of my age. ... (4 replies)
... but eventually the other joints that are taking the burden of the fused joint give out too hence causing more pain. Also I know multiple people who have had back fusion where the thing has failed and even after 3 to 4 fusion surgeries they are so much worse off than they were before. ... (103 replies)
... weeks ago I could actually walk heel to toe after 18 months of physio. Now as soon as I try to go to toe movements my ankle collapses I can't even walk properly and my foot feels like a cushion to walk on more than half the time. ... (103 replies)

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)
... were last year. I'm still in constant pain, can't walk or stand for any length of time and the surgeon that done my last surgery told me the next step would be ankle fusion. ... (2 replies)
Ankle Fusion Q?'s
Jan 25, 2014
... Hi, and sorry to hear about your condition. I don't have any opinion about diabetes and assome rhat is what is causing you ankle problems but I can tell you from experience having a triple arrhrodesis which involved fusing 3 bones with Talus being one. My previous Dr. ... (1 replies)
Ankle Fusion Q?'s
Jan 25, 2014
... My ortho. surgeon wants to do an ankle fusion, over amputation, but said there are risks, infection being the highest risk. She did state my Talus was "mushy" and wants the chief ortho. ... (1 replies)
Ankle Fusion Q?'s
Jan 13, 2014
... My ortho. surgeon wants to do an ankle fusion, over amputation, but said there are risks, infection being the highest risk. She did state my Talus was "mushy" and wants the chief ortho. ... (2 replies)
... I had a right ankle fusion done on September 7th, 2012 after reoccurring pain from a March 21, 2010 car accident in which my talus bone was broken. ... (3 replies)
... I can't believe you only have Tylenol for pain for PT after an ankle fusion. ... (19 replies)
Ankle fusion
Oct 8, 2011
... area and am seriously contemplating ankle fusion surgery. ... (14 replies)
Ankle fusion
Jun 23, 2010
... t strong enough for the pain but it did help. My talus finally deteriated enough that it came apart. Since the bone was dead, it didn't hurt as bad as a regular broken ankle. I didn't have much movement left. ... (2 replies)
Ankle fusion
Jun 12, 2010
... I broke both ankles and my back in 02. Had my back fused which went very well. My left ankle wasn't broken very bad and it healed up very quick. My right ankle is another story. I broke and dislocated the talus. The OS screwed it all back together with 5 screws. He told me that I wouldn't walk on it again. ... (2 replies)
... Okay, there are a few different procedures you could be talking about. With an ankle fusion, the shin bone and the ankle bone are locked together. ... (22 replies)
Ankle fusion
Sep 2, 2007
... Sorry to hear it will take longer to heal! Take it real easy and try to stay ahead of your pain with meds and ice. I have 4 screws and a broken drill bit left in my ankle. They kept the bit in because they didn't want to tamper with the bone any more than they had to. ... (22 replies)
... Thank you for your reply. Yes the ankle was fused. The surgeon took out a plate and screws from where another doctor attempted to fix my broken ankle. Then he cut the two ends of bone and put in two screws. After several months the ankle fused. The xrays show arthritis has developed. ... (25 replies)
... I have a friend who had his ankle fused and he did do PT and highly recommends it. I had a broken heal. My dr. also indicated that I didn't require PT, however, I did so and am glad I did. Go for Pt! ... (10 replies)
... ray of my ankle and sent them to my surgeon. Everything was okay with alignment of bones and screws. ... (14 replies)
... I am posting this for my husband who had his left ankle fused in 2006. The fusion was due to arthritis and several unsuccessful surgeries. ... (3 replies)
... them. I make an appointment to talk to an Orthopedic Surgeon. He says that a calcaneal osteotomy is really not going to do it since the arthritis caused by the broken calcaneus is also causing pain. He suggests a subtalar fusion. This is much better than the full ankle fusion I thought was suggested in 2003. ... (10 replies)


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