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... Any advice or comments would be helpful. No one I know has had this procedure done so I am kinda on my own with this! ... (4 replies)
... I had my Brostrom procedure on 5/8 and put in a surgical cast. At 2 weeks post op I had another smaller, more ridged cast put on. I am to be nwb for 6 weeks. At 6 weeks, I will be put in a walking boot and will be allowed to be pwb. I think I would contact your OS to see what he/she says. I know all surgeons and all patients are different, but 1 to 2 weeks out seems... (3 replies)
... There really is a lot of variations of brostom repairs. My first one they actually just repaired my existing ligaments by "tightening" them. ... (5 replies)

... I had 6 weeks NWB on my surgery in March and it went faster than I thought it would. I had a Brostom procedure and a suture on a tendon... Within two weeks I'd ditched the crutches. ... (11 replies)
... They did say it was most likely there was more damage then just the Brostom repair. ... (160 replies)
... Hmm, okay, well 2 things: (1) I agree with the secretary in that your doctor probably will need to get in there and see what's going on and that will determine your NWB time. But (2) the secretary doesn't have an MD degree and what is "usual" isn't necessarily what's for you. I'd want the answer to come from my doctor. Having said that, it probably goes back to #1 and he has... (12 replies)
... Brostom procedure and ligament repair. ... (2 replies)
... Brostom procedure sometime in June after school gets out... ... (130 replies)
... Jprinz, When my surgeon first decided to do the Brostrom repair to tighten the lateral ligaments I had torn, I told him I was very active and played tennis and did figure skating as well. Now, this was a few years ago- 1997- and he didnt offer me any other procedures. When I finished recovering from this surgery, I felt like my ankle was tight and stable for about a... (111 replies)
... Hypermobility in my ankles, my podiatrist called it inherited weakness. I sprained my ankle ( left ) over 200 times in 11 years. I was able to bend both of my ankles at almost a 90 degree angle both ways and point my toes at almost 180 degree angle. I fell May of last year on a plastic hanger and tore ligaments that connected my heel to the ankle along with other ligaments... (14 replies)
... achilles lengthening, and calcaneal osteotomy in 2010. I had the procedure done 7 years after a horrible ankle sprain and I could no longer stand the constant aching pain that never seemed to stop. ... (4 replies)
Brostrom Repair
May 27, 2009
... Well, I decided to have the surgery to remove the screws, tighten the ligaments with the Brostom Ligament procedure and he also did arthroscopy to remove the scar tissue. He said that it was loose cartilage that caused me pain. ... (5 replies)
... I had an unstable ankle for 10 years before I finally went ahead with the surgery. The typical surgery they start with is the Brostrum, which is where they just tighten up the ligaments that are there. My doctor was concerned that I would stretch that repair out, though, because I have elastic tissues (I can bend my fingers pretty far backwards). So my surgeon decided... (21 replies)
... What procedure is your doctor talking about using? ... (9 replies)
... r instability. The first OS was thinking that I needed a subtalar fusion so he sent me to the second OS. I'm glad the second OS decided to try the Chrisman Snook procedure first, I've heard some horror stories resulting from the subtalar fusions just on here. ... (8 replies)
... es with the recent being March 26th of this year. The ankle is one of the hardest joints to deal with. 2 of my surgeries were for instability. In 2001, I had the Brostom repair because I tore all 3 of the lateral ligaments. ... (7 replies)
... I haven't posted in awhile because I have been busy. On March 26th, I had the Chrisman Snook procedure after a arthroscopic procedure in 96, failed Brostom repair 2001, and an arthroscopic synovectomy in 2002. ... (1 replies)
... I had the Chrisman Snook procedure done after a failed Brostom repair. I'm doing great and feeling really good. Both my ankle and heel was unstable. ... (8 replies)
... If you only had the A'scope with thermal shrinkage, then the Brostom is the next logical step. ... (8 replies)
... I had the Brostom repair in 2001 that failed in 2003. ... (8 replies)

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