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Brostrom Recovery
May 29, 2013
... Hi everyone. I had the brostrom procedure done on my right ankle back on March 21, 2013. My OS is a man of few words, so I'm not sure what all he did. ... (4 replies)
... I just had a modified Brostrom on Monday, and am going crazy because of my cast and being NWB. I stopped taking prescription pain meds on wendsday in the afternoon, and currently am only using NSAID's as needed. ... (4 replies)
... Hey! I'm glad you are finally getting your ankle fixed! You're almost to the "other" side! ... (9 replies)

... the doctor chose to do the ligament reconstruction instead of Brostrom repair. ... (9 replies)
... little toe cause apparently it doesnt affect the foot to take that one. However thats just a back up as he cant be sure if he will get in there and find that the brostrom wont be able to be done cause the ligaments are gone etc. Its also a back up in case the Brostrom fails too. ... (8 replies)
... Am also really gald i am getting a cast as i can move my foot in the boot so much lol. ... (8 replies)
... by 4.5 wks, it was very slow, and sometimes painful, walking. I made sure I went for a walk every single day and tried to increase the distance. I just let my ankle guide me as to how fast etc. Then came home and elevated and iced. ... (12 replies)
... Yes, that is part of it. Your muscles have atrophied. If you were NWB for 6 wks, then you'll probably notice the calf on your surgery foot is about half the size of your other foot. But it's also your foot getting used to being used again and having your weight on it. Are you FWB? ... (25 replies)
... I just had my surgery on Tuesday, I had modified brostrom with allograft and peroneal tendon repair. ... (23 replies)
... op done. Arrived at 7am. Was 2nd surgery for the day. Surgery was 1hr and 40mins under general anaesthesia. ... (23 replies)
... I feel like a veteran of the Brostroms. I had my first modified Brostrom 10 years ago. They tightened the ATFL and I had wonderful success with that. Then 10 months ago I badly sprained my ankle again. ... (6 replies)
... out 30 years ago. Was NWB, in a cast, for a long time. Then PWB, FWB,PT. foot hasn't been right since. Through the years,have rolled, sprained and injured the ankle more times than I care to remember,many have sought treatment when needed. ... (21 replies)
... He was VERY good at treating it. As far as my recovery, it went well. 6 wks NWB in a cast on crutches, followed by 4 weeks in a boot and 3 months of PT. I was on 2 7. ... (25 replies)
... and I went from NWB cast at 3.5wks to brace and crutches, WBAT too. ... (20 replies)
... Saw OS early Sept and had surgery on Oct 6th. ... (28 replies)
... h well better than nothing and if i can kinda get out and do things again at least for now its better than nothing. My mum doesn't like the sound of it at all of surgery but then she doesn't like surgery and would avoid it at all costs where as i am of a mind if it could help its worth the risk! ... (18 replies)
... tendons to stretch, resulting in the unstable ankle. The ankle would "roll" constantly and about 8 years ago, I twisted my ankle, tearing the ligaments on the outside of the ankle. MRI showed the tears. ... (18 replies)
... Hi! Welcome to the Boards! My story is similar to yours. Long time history of ankle sprains, ankle instability, pain, etc. ... (38 replies)
... I will say that the Brostrom is the first line procedure in the surgical treatment of chronic lateral ankle instability. It is fairly effective as well. Some people do have to have both ankle done, but they don't have them done at the same time for obvious reasons. ... (1 replies)
... First was after a bad sprain that failed conservative measures. Was in a cast for 3 wks, boot for several, maybe 8 weeks. Was on crutches NWB for 4 and was back working 13 hour days as an SICU RN on week 5. Big mistake. Prolonged pain and premature weight bearing activity. ... (5 replies)


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