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... Hi Hollywood, Saw the PA today. She said that the joint feels solid and secure. They are putting the lacing brace underneath the boot and then wear the boot over it. My friend, Judy, was not impressed with the PA either. She's gonna call tomorrow and see if we can get in with the doctor next week instead of the PA. The PA didn't make any comments about me wearing the... (160 replies)
... My friend, Kim, has rocked for me. Takes me to my doctor's appts and takes pics of my cast changes and my ankle so we can document its healing process. I didn't do this the first time so I am now! ... (160 replies)
... Hi Hollywood! So good to hear from you. Was wondering how you were doing. Yes I am frustrated with the PA. I have a friend coming with me - the one I'm staying with - to "discuss" things with the PA. She is more aggressive then me and will be to the point about the rehab/recovery so far. My friends convinced me to stay with them even longer - til 3/28. So she'll... (160 replies)

... wks. I have heard of people coming off sooner, but not 4 days or 2 wks! You and I had surgery the same day, albeit different procedures even though we both had a Brostrom and then I had the Gould modification, and there's no WAY I could put weight on my foot right now! Even when I fell on it in the cast it hurt! ... (160 replies)
... Hey. The doctor said the visteral is to augment the vicodan. That the vicodan wasn't cutting it enough and that sometimes Vistral can be used to augment the other pain meds. It has helped with itching as well though :) (160 replies)
... c of my cast being tighter. It's not too tight, just snug and I feel the incision. Sorry if I'm repeating! I hope you're feeling ok today! ... (160 replies)
... They gave that to me too! I hear you on the stitches thing! I got my new cast today and that is what is bothering me now! I'm sorry about your heel! Poor thing! Not sure what's causing that! Was it your peroneal tendons they fixed? ... (160 replies)
... op and get my surgical splint off and my cast put on. ... (160 replies)
... So glad you got the Meds approved and picked up. I am sure that was a huge stress off your back. What kind of boot? 12 days seems long for wearing it 24/7 then another 2-3 months. At least it isn't a cast. Just popped on to wish you the best of luck tomorrow. I will be waiting for an update once your up to it. (160 replies)
... starting at the knee down. They will probably be what I wear until I get my bulky splint off and get my cast on. I'm not sure they will let you tuck your pants into the boot either. ... (12 replies)
... this post was from last year, funny thing is that I am now almost 8 week into my second brostrom this year. Jan 17 on left and Nov 21 on right was in a cast for 6 weeks with both and will be in boot for 6 weeks this time for every step. ... (12 replies)
... was in a splint cast for two weeks stitches taken out 2 weeks now in a airboot, i start therapy on jan 23. ... (12 replies)
... our main concern is due to the NWB cast so this is why we are being cautious. I do have crutches to help me also. ... (2 replies)
... I had a modified Brostrom on my left ankle. ... (2 replies)
... I was hoping it was going to be a basic arthroscopy followed by the Brostrom repair. I found out that I need to have scar tissue and bone chips removed during the arthroscopy. ... (20 replies)
... I hadn't heard of it either. When researching the Brostrom procedure, I too found that most everyone was put into a cast and NWB. I really liked my surgeon and trusted him. ... (20 replies)
... KeHorner, was your surgery limited to Brostrom or did they perform other procedures as well after the arthroscopy? ... (20 replies)
... I was diagnosed last week with functional instability of my left ankle and told that I need a brostrom repair to tighten the ligaments. ... (20 replies)
Brostrom Question
Apr 27, 2011
... Found this site while searching about the brostrom procedure and I have a few questions for anyone that has had the surgery. ... (3 replies)
... Hi all, Was lurking on here before having the Brostrom procedure on my right ankle - some fantastic advice and reassurance on here! I'm 9 weeks post-op and the ankle feels like it's healing well. I am in an aircast though I take it off to move around my small flat, washing, when sat down etc and it's fine. I've been offered a chance to help out at a festival next... (3 replies)

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