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... It is almost like I am reading my own post. I broke my right ankle Dec 27 and had ORIF ankle surgery on Jan 2nd. ... (4 replies)
... So happy you finally have found a surgeon who could diagnose you correctly and get you on a path to hopefully making you better! I really hope it all goes smoothly for you and that you end up more normally functioning afterwards. ... (4 replies)
... I fractured my left fibula just above the ankle when I slipped on a wet rock while hiking two weeks ago. There was slight displacement, but apparently not enough to need surgery. Skipping over my ordeal during the first week, I was put in a fiberglass cast from just below my knee to my toes one week ago. ... (3 replies)

... because they specialize in that area and it's so complex that specialization is a very good thing. Usually a fibular fracture isn't a big deal and heals well but tibia fractures are a little trickier because the bone is bigger and the blood supply isn't great. ... (7 replies)
Broken ankle
Oct 10, 2013
... raising three kids on crutches,you make me feel like a wimp,ha ha.i take some pain meds,yea with 4 broken bones.i am great with crutches though but not liking the fiberglass cast.ive had a boot and crutches before but this cast swells and itches. ... (13 replies)
Broken ankle
Oct 10, 2013
... I tore my atfl. I was nwb for 4 weeks. Got a second opinion from an ankle specialist and he put me into a brace right away and pt to transition to weight bearing. I knew something was off with my previous general ortho considering all the recent literature says full weight bearing asap after a sprain. ... (13 replies)
... Hi. Just wanted to post something as 5 weeks ago I was rather a mess about this broken ankle issue, and found posting it helped..not being alone in this makes me feel much more hopeful. .. ... (7 replies)
... Yep! I had my left ankle reconstructed 10 years ago this past August. My story is similar to yours. Pardon the long post, but I just want you to have the full story to understand. First of all, before I get into it, surgery definitely helped and I'm glad I did it!!! ... (7 replies)
RE: Broken Ankle
Jun 12, 2010
... I was curious if you have an air cast boot or something else? ... (7 replies)
... weeks today since broke ankle. My foot and ankle still very swollen. Getting by without it in a cast, just worried that it's still so swollen. Foot is pale blue with dark blue bruises on ankle. ... (10 replies)
... you can go to walgreens or any drug store and buy aircast and crutches. i would do that if you can't walk without pain meds. any pain indicates bad..... ... (10 replies)
... which is the larger of the two bones in your lower leg and at the level of the ankle joint. The ankle joint gives your foot the up and down motion. The joint below that, the subtalar joint, gives the side to side motion. ... (10 replies)
... About 6 weeks ago I twisted my ankle pretty bad. I've done this many times and every time I go to get xrays they say it's a sprain and within a few weeks it's better. I just put the air cast on that they gave me last time I sprained it. ... (5 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)
Ankle Surgery
Jun 25, 2006
... I am a 20 yr. female from NJ. Between January '05 and March '06 I severly sprained my ankle three times. ... (16 replies)
... ve surgery to get pins and plates, I have been in a cast since then only having it taken off to get the stitches out then a new cast back on, in 2 weeks when the cast comes off I have been told I need either a splint or a walking boot but have no idea what to expect, is it difficult walking after? ... (2 replies)
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... One thing that really helps is to get a tennis ball and roll your bare foot or sock covered arch on the ball in every direction, every time you sit down. It stretches the tendons. ... (10 replies)
... bearing progression, so I want to share my experience. ... (1 replies)
... On April 25th I was at a concert and stumbled and fell backwards. In the process I broke my fibula. A week later my orthopedic doctor told me my ankle mortise was spreading and surgery was needed. ... (0 replies)

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