... am in the exact same situation as you right now! I had a failed brostrom about 3 years ago which my ligaments then loosened again and I needed to have a complete lateral ligament reconstruction with cadaver tendon and also peroneal tendon tublarization about a year ago. ... (8 replies)
... I had a brostrom 3 years ago and lateral ligament reconstruction with cadaver and peroneal tendon repair just last year. Both surgeries had similar recovery time. ... (4 replies)
... Yes it is possible that the Bromstrom failed. The repaired ligaments are not as strong as liagments before injury. The ligament can stretch out over time or you could have done something to retear ligaments. I had bilateral bromstrom failures. ... (2 replies)
... Update on me.... My surgery went well yesterday. Had the Brostrom Lateral Ligament Reconstruction and Talus OCD repair. ... (7 replies)
... After many years of grade 3 sprains an orthopedic surgeon is suggesting I have Brostrom Lateral Ligament Reconstruction and Talus OCD done. I am not new to surgeries, however this one scares me. NWB for so long is hard to comprehend. I have a 4 yr old and 8 yr old. ... (7 replies)
... I am about 4 months post op from a complete lateral ligament reconstruction with cadaver tendon and bone tunnels and also repair of the post tib tendon. I was released from pt 2 weeks ago after being in it for 2 months. ... (2 replies)
... I also pray that you don't have to go through another surgery. I just had my Brostrom Lateral Ligament Reconstruction and Talus OCD yesterday and am just starting my recovery. ... (4 replies)
... I had a Brostrom 1/17/2011 things you should have before you have surgery is a shower chair and cast cover for in the shower. also I went back to work a week after surgery ( i was working from home 3 days after) and I used a knee walker to get around much better. I had a month worth of soup and other lunches at work as I really did not want to try to get in and out of the... (7 replies)
... Yes, you should be. I went on to get my black belt in karate after my first Brostrom. But, it will be about a year before you feel really good about playing soccer. At 4 mos, it will still be painful, then it will get better from there. (7 replies)
... I had a brostrom November of last year. ... (7 replies)
... I've been in your shoes more than once. I won't get in to too many details about my surgical history, but my first surgery started with Brostrom repair, peroneal tendon repair and we found at the time of surgery, microfracture for 2 OCD lesions. ... (7 replies)
... times a day so I went through all of the treatments possible again and ended up needing a much more extensive surgery, complete lateral ligament reconstruction with cadaver tendon and bone tunnels and tendon debridement and tublarization this February. ... (13 replies)
... Hi there!!
I am coming up for 6mths post op - brostrom-gould, arthroscopy and a few other things. You have a major nerve running down the outside/lateral side of your foot, sural nerve. This gets pulled aside during the brostrom-gould and is what I call 'unhappy' for a while :).
I have had numbness down the length of my foot from the ankle to the little toe for the last 5... (2 replies)
... I just had my surgery on Tuesday, I had modified brostrom with allograft and peroneal tendon repair. ... (23 replies)
... Hi Lily!
Whereabouts are you located?
I have a thread I started a little bit after my surgery last October and have been updating it as I go - it is 'Recovery going well... Brostrom, OCD, tendon release'.
I am now 5 mths post op.
I had what you are having plus a few extra things.
As Hollywood said, every surgeon and situation is slightly different.
I didn't have to... (23 replies)
... Hmmm...you said your repair was done with a tendon graft. Is this the first time you've had this done? What was your injury? I ask because I just had my 2nd lateral ankle stabilization surgery (among other repairs) done in Feb. My surgeon contemplated doing the Evans procedure (I think it was called) which involved a tendon graft since mine was a re-do or 2nd surgery. He... (3 replies)
... repair with a modified Brostrom procedure, as well as the anterior capsule debrided 2 years ago. ... (2 replies)
... the lateral ligaments AND the deltoid. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Ladies;
Well I am 3 days post surgery, Brostrom lateral ligament reconstruction & Talus OCD microfracture. I'm starting to feel the pain, as well as coming to the realization that this possibly is my entire summer ~ Sitting on the lazy boy with my leg a top 3-4 pillows! I'm 38 and have 2 young kids, who have been really good! My amazing husband has been a blessing, just... (77 replies)
... I had talus ocd and brostrom lateral ligament reconstruction done yesterday. I am not up at all really except to use restroom and to stroll around for a few minutes with my Rollabout. ... (3 replies)