... years and both have failed. The first one was a brostrom but that failed and my ligaments became lax again. Then I ended up having a complete ligament reconstruction with cadaver tendon and tendon tublarization and debridement last year. ... (3 replies)
... I've read up on the procedure, watched videos, read blogs etc...and I'm trying my best to mentally prepare myself since I wasn't expecting the surgery to be scheduled so fast! ... (21 replies)
... depending on your incision it will effect your recovery time. Typically if it is just the scope recovery tends to be a lot shorter as the surgery was minor enough to do without have to open up the joint. ... (3 replies)
... When deciding if you really need surgery you have to put a lot of things into consideration. One of them is multiple opinions. ... (13 replies)
... Sorry to hear about your injuries but I do believe I had a similar surgery done to the one you are considering. My surgeon never told me the name of my surgery but after looking up the chrisman snook it seems pretty similar. ... (7 replies)
... ed PT for a few weeks afterwards. The doctor cleared me of PT and said to stretch everyday. HOwever, it has now been 5 months and if I run or play basketball, my ankle is very swelled up and sore. Even just walking around on a regular day, my ankle swells up at night. I am 24 healthy and very active. ... (4 replies)
... iatrist and the ligaments were healed fine from the surgery. There is no swelling in the ligaments. However, their is swelling in a tendon towards the back of my ankle that is causing my entire ankle to swell. Doc said we can't be sure why the swelling is there, it might just be agitated because of the surgery. ... (4 replies)
... all i can share is what i went through. they used my own parts with some kind of mesh for anatomical reconstruction so i guess i was lucky. ... (4 replies)
... o. I did not have any screws, bone tunnels, or cadever tendons put in just ligament reconstruction by cutting it and using stitches. ... (4 replies)
... ankle orthopedic surgeon for your ankle reconstruction surgery! I've had the surgery twice and the first time I went with a general OS. Mistake. ... (13 replies)
... As far as my ankle, they performed the Brostrom procedure. I did not receive a nerve block and wished I had. ... (38 replies)
... Gould for the ligament I tore. I was never told exactly what my surgeon did, but when he finished my surgery he told my mother that it turned out he was able to do much less than he believed he would need to. ... (4 replies)
... There's a wealth of really useful information on here about ankle reconstruction surgery, so huge thanks for that. ... (5 replies)
... I had ankle reconstruction surgery four weeks ago. I don't know what the procedures were called. ... (9 replies)
... Good news is that you're young and sound as if you're in good shape.
I'm 6.5 weeks out from the exact same surgery. The first 3-4 weeks were rough for me pain-wise. Whenever I had my leg down, it would swell uncomfortably. While driving, I kept the foot up. In the shower, we have a bench, which I would highly recommend. This is certainly not a convenient injury to... (29 replies)
... No need to worry about working out and getting around. While I didn't have the same. surgery I was NWB for 8 weeks. First thing is to get a knee walker NOW. You will be amazed at how that scooter will make you mobile. ... (29 replies)
... What am i to expect with this surgery. The Orthopedic Surgeon mentioned to me that he will use a modified brostrom surgery to repair my injury which was caused from an old old soccer and track injury. ... (29 replies)
... I also had done what you had done plus more like erin. I had the arthroscopy with bone spur removal, OCD removal and clean up plus the modified brostrom-gould reconstruction, synovectomy, ptt release and posterior process of the talus - bone impingement osteotomised (cut off) - when he cut me open for the ligament recon.
I am now14 wks post op.
Even though on the outside,... (5 replies)
... I'm so glad I've found this board so I don't feel so alone with all these ankle problems! ... (38 replies)
... Today is 17 days post op from modified brostrom. I got my cast off!!!! yay! they put me in the boot and said I can put a little wieght on it. It still wasn't discolored, however it was more swollen than a week ago when they removed the first one. I haven't had it elevated much in the past couple of days either. 2 nights ago I was getting electrical shocking pains in the one... (38 replies)