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... I personally believe that you need to be in charge of your own care these days. I base that on personal experience and the specific advice of my family doctor. ... (8 replies)
... I've lost my job due to this injury. Do you think the NHS supply them? ... (10 replies)
... ks for the response. I fell off of a ladder and I broke my heel into four pieces on Jan 28th, I did not have any displacement so as I mentioned before I did not need any surgery. ... (34 replies)

... Ditto what Eko said. I have broken mine and overall 'trashed it' a few times. Once you get ready to put weight back on it don't make the mistake of expecting to be able to "walk" right away. ... (5 replies)
... I can relate to your concerns so well. I am only eight months into recovery from surgery with plates and screws for a broken ankle. The surgery is different, but the recovery issues are always very similar. Esp. the way the foot feels uneven and those nerve pains!! ... (10 replies)
... t strong enough, I switched to 8" lace up boots, and not wear those about any time I am out of the house. I wasn't fused, they wanted to, but I was to swollen. Ankle support may not be as crucial for you as it is for me. ... (9 replies)
... ife, PT will make a big difference with their guidance, encouragement and correct answers to your concerns. Recovery for this injury done properly is a full time job requiring many hours a day and all of your energy. ... (7 replies)
... bottom floor with crutches. Still using the wheelchair to go out. Really just crossing my fingers at this point. My mother thinks my husbands inability to find a job was just lack of effort, and said he should have taken the bus, and said I should leave him. ... (11 replies)
... with that. I do have a desk job, unfortunately I have to get up and down constantly so it won't be good for the swelling apparently. I can take 6months off if I need to and I think I will so that is what I am preparing for. ... (17 replies)
... Hi! So sorry to hear about your injury and subsequent delay of treatment! So frustrating!! JANEWHITE did a great job of explaining your MRI so I won't repeat that. As far as the recovery for this type of surgery.... ... (7 replies)
... I have a lot of questions, because I'm confused by conflicting advice I've received. I was in another state when I rolled my ankle and heard a 'pop'. It was in the middle of the night, and although I knew I'd done something wrong, I was half asleep and went back to bed. ... (31 replies)
... but I could not put my foot down for any length of time for about 6 weeks. It felt like it was going to explode. So be prepared that you will need your foot elevated for weeks. I went to work after 10 days and put my foot up on a chair and that worked. ... (5 replies)
... It all depends on the individual as far as returning to work. Also on how physically demanding your job is. For me, I had to wear the boot for six weeks so my bones would properly heal. I am twice your age, but fairly active. ... (141 replies)
... I guess that depends on what type of work you do, is it a desk job or do you need to be able to walk around? ... (5 replies)
Ankle Arthscopy
Oct 24, 2007
... her job is to treat you and you need to heal. Stress about what is happening can hamper healing, too. When concerned, don't hesitate to ask the doc. That's what they are there for!! ... (1 replies)
... Hi again Gicki, no I did not have a revision. "Just" flatfoot correction surgery aka Calcaneal Osteotomy and FDL tendon transfer. I had my heel bone broken and shifted over a little and fixed with one nail. I don't think my surgery will need revision. ... (19 replies)
2nd ATFL repair
Oct 11, 2015
... Hi, I didn't include scopes but to date there have been three. The last one done right before the second repair. In my mind, I feel my constabulary will in all likliehood medically retire me. That's not a good enough outcome for me. As my accident happened at work I can have my pension contributions doubled. But even then it won't be enough for me and my young(ish) family... (4 replies)
... ng, yet its difficult to wrap my head around what is going to happen. I have cruised the web, read many different blogs, health boards, etc., and decided that I need to share my story. ... (7 replies)
... I have no idea what your dr will say but you do have a lot torn that is stubborn about healing and if it just scars down you are likely to have instability. My ankle was originally injured when I was 15 and some mean girl shoved me in a cross country meet. I fell hard, got up and ran some more and fell again. ... (10 replies)
... and stayed home and STAYED OFF HER FOOT COMPLETELY. After that, it healed in a mere 6 weeks, since it was not being used. To me, this sounds reasonable. I've broken many bones before, including my femur, shoulder blade, collarbone, probably a few other ones. Immobilize it so it cannot move and don't load it, at all. ... (6 replies)

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