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... extreme pain I would continue to go along with his plan. I think it does sound a bit crazy for you to be able to get back into snowboarding that quickly after a brostrom procedure but that is mainly because it's very different from my experience. ... (3 replies)
... I know I'm a bit late here, so good luck with the procedure tomorrow! ... (21 replies)
... the only movement was to slightly change casting positions every 2 weeks. At 6 weeks he wiggled it very slightly to see how tight the repairs were. At 10 weeks when my final cast came off he let me move it myself for the first time. ... (7 replies)

... This is round 2 for me with ligament reconstruction, on the same ankle...round 1 was when I was 16 turning 17. ... (21 replies)
... Had the Brostrom procedure done 2 weeks ago today. Am due to get the stitches out tomorrow, but my surgeon hinted that I wouldn't need another cast or walker boot from tomorrow. This scares me! Going from non weight bearing in a cast to weight bearing without any protection!! ... (12 replies)
... I will let you all know. My friend Judy is wonderful but doesn't get it, she thinks I'm in pain because I'm not moving it enough. I keep trying to explain that I'm not supposed to move it very much, not supposed to push it, etc, etc, etc. She thinks I should move it around more, etc.....and I know that isn't the right answer either. I think she's as frustrated with this... (160 replies)
... op visits since and I will see him every time in the future that I have to go! Also, like PZNATTI said, think of your NWB time as longer, like the 6 weeks all of us have and then you might not be so frustrated! I can only imagine how you fee! ... (160 replies)
... put me in a cast for a total of 3. ... (4 replies)
... elevation for 6 weeks and casted for 10 weeks before getting a boot which is at an extreme but I healed fine so works for me. Definitely check with the dr's office so you know what is happening. ... (4 replies)
... I am having a brostrom procedure with internal brace on the 29th. I have suffered from ankle sprains my whole life, playig sports, weak ankles. ... (4 replies)
... and you'll be fine. The key is elevation at all times. I had my surgical cast changed for a hard cast on day 5 and thought it would look awful but because I'd been so good at the elevation I barely had any swelling or bruising. ... (25 replies)
... then you may need the cast off and a new one put on. ... (1 replies)
... CFL and a partial on the PTFL. Brostrom procedure was administered on sept 19. ... (1 replies)
... I'm 6.5 weeks post brostrom procedure. I found it helpful reading about other people's experiences so I figured I'd share... ... (0 replies)
... 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. ... (3 replies)
... I had a Brostrom procedure done on my right ankle in December and everything seems to have gone perfectly with the ankle recovery. ... (0 replies)
... Thanks for your reply. This time around the doctor instructed 2 weeks NWB, 2 weeks PWB, and then 4 weeks of boot. ... (8 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)
... Just wanted to post an update, went to the ortho again today and seems i may need only a Brostrom and possible Syndesmosis repair but he said that will have to wait and see till i am out on the table. ... (8 replies)

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