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... Hi! Yes I was told weight bearing after two weeks - but didn't actually accomplish that until week 6 or so. It was a very slow and painful recovery for me...so don't push it too quickly too soon. I was on crutches for about 7 or 8 weeks. After going through the surgery - I must confess I agree with Hollywood - 2 weeks is way too soon to be weight bearing - but that was my... (31 replies)
... ne to a concert that soon after either of mine! As far as the weight bearing in 2 weeks... That's a great question. Most people and apparently textbook plan is a cast and boot combo for 6 weeks and NWB for 6 wks. However, some doctors are more aggressive. ... (31 replies)
... r medical students would be in the OR, and I was first in almost every line. I sorta felt like I did not have a right to refuse the education for others in this procedure since I had been in that role before, but also didn't complain. ... (10 replies)

... Gould procedure on my left ankle using a tendon from my hamstring. ... (8 replies)
... Hi, I had Brostrom procedure on my ankle a month ago, and they had me on a splint for 2 weeks. I moved to a cast and PWB next. I was surprised that they moved me to PWB so quickly but it seems to healing ok so far. I will be moving to the walking boot on Wednesday. ... (12 replies)
... I'm scheduled to have a brostrom procedure next month at the Mayo Clinic. I'll be honest, I'm nervous about it. I have had problems with ankle instability for at least 15 years. ... (4 replies)
Brostrom Procedure
May 31, 2017
... After my Brostrom repair in August 2016 I was allowed weight bearing immediately after surgery and was in a tall Aircast boot. ... (6 replies)
... 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)
... at the 6 week mark. This seems completely unrealistic to me...this is my second brostrom procedure on the same ankle and I remember being in a cast for 6 weeks.... ... (2 replies)
... and stay on top of the pain meds for the first few days. I also had a hard cast splint held together with ACE wraps. That is to allow for swelling. As far as your toes being numb... ... (31 replies)
... I am having a Brostrom procedure on my right ankle in a week. The surgeon said that I will spend the first 4 weeks after surgery in a walking cast, then into a boot. ... (9 replies)
Brostrom Procedure
May 20, 2017
... bearing for about a week. Then full weight bearing. Could walk completely normal, you wouldn't even notice I was in a cast if you didn't look at my feet. I was put in a fibreglass cast after the surgery, then changed to a new one after about two week, when they removed the sutures. ... (6 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)
... I got my cast today! the PA that put the cast on gave me a cast shoe and told me that it is a walking cast, but that doesn't mean I'm going to be walking on it right away. ... (31 replies)
... shell type cast called a surgical splint. It allows room for swelling. ... (18 replies)
... years. I have fallen both in a cast and off a knee scooter in a walking boot. ... (21 replies)
... yesteray I got my stitches out and had my cast put on. It was a little sore yesterday but tonight for some reason it is swollen so the cast feels tight and I havent done anything to aggrivate it. ... (4 replies)
... Glad to hear your surgery is done and it sounds like it went well!! Yes - is the short answer to your question. :D The first cast/splint I had was made from POP (plaster of paris) - the heavy stuff!! Sure gives your leg a workout carrying it around! Was very glad when I got my fibreglass cast on the 10th day - much, much lighter - almost felt like I didn't have a cast on... (6 replies)
... wow, your doctor put the cast on himself? ... (31 replies)
... who put my cast on himself! ... (31 replies)


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