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... I've kept saying I need to post again on here. This board was SUCH a help to me during my surgery recovery and rehab. But like many people I only posted while I was still struggling and still in pain. ... (0 replies)
... I just started walking up the stairs one foot in front of the other, going downstairs is much harder. I am told my inversion will not be the same because of the brostrom tightening my ligaments, but the other directions should improve with therapy. Do you see improvements each week? ... (6 replies)
... retinaculum repair and brostrom so similar to you. I also still have limited range of motion but it does get better and I notice little improvements each week. ... (5 replies)

... depending on your incision it will effect your recovery time. Typically if it is just the scope recovery tends to be a lot shorter as the surgery was minor enough to do without have to open up the joint. ... (3 replies)
... use my ankle was turning even in brace and I ended up hurting my shoulder after falling one day and I was afraid I could reinjure my left ankle. There is a long recovery involved but since your bromstrom is going to be done arthroscopy it may have less recovery time. ... (13 replies)
... so planning on doing the whole procedure arthroscopically, so it should be slightly less invasive than an open procedure, and should allow for a slightly quicker recovery time. ... (13 replies)
... and my recovery has been going well. ... (21 replies)
... I can't imagine attempting to snowboard much before about 16 weeks into my recovery. My ankle felt too weak and range of motion was too limited before that time for me. I have had lots of good quality physical therapy starting at 5 weeks post surgery. ... (3 replies)
... Tendons. Initially I was told I would be in a boot for a month, in a brace for another month, and then could snowboard. After a week, I wasn't experiencing the recovery I expected. They did an MRI to identify all the the tissue damage, and scheduled surgery. ... (3 replies)
... Thank you for taking the time to read and reply. ... (4 replies)
... So my story is just to show that a very non complex surgery can eventually lead to many more problems rather than fixing them. My one simple brostrom procedure has turned into 3 who knows how many more surgeries and never ending pains. ... (13 replies)
IWalk 2.0
Jan 12, 2017
... st recently got the ankle brace last week. I can tell you i'm still working on walking and i'm using one crutch or a cane to help me get around short distances. Recovery is no joke! I found it difficult to place my leg in the knee scooter while i was in the cast, i felt a lot of pain in my ankle. ... (11 replies)
... I first had a brostrom procedure in 2014 to help stabilize my ligaments and clean out the joint. ... (7 replies)
... r all the time, and that was much easier than the crutches! You will have to be NWB for at least a few weeks, every OS is different, but I would say the min NWB time I have heard of is 3 weeks, I was NWB for about 6. Good luck!!! ... (4 replies)
... I totally understand your feelngs about crutches. Have you looked into buying or renting a knee walker (scooter)? I LOVE mine! Dr told me to buy it since I'll be nwb for so long, found a good deal online, you can find used ones on craigs list, I bought new. Your insurance might even cover it, ask your Dr for a prescription. Good luck with your recovery :) (4 replies)
... I just had a modified Brostrom on Monday, and am going crazy because of my cast and being NWB. ... (4 replies)
... I had the brostrom done five weeks ago from today. ... (6 replies)
... moved and a fiberglass cast put on. I have been in the cast for 4 weeks and have 2 more weeks to go before my ortho puts me in a boot. I have been NWB the entire time and will be until I have been in the boot for 2 weeks. ... (6 replies)
... I wasn't bored during the recovery period. The first few weeks I was high on pain meds and found really stupid things like extremely dumb reality shows to be HILARIOUS and I'd binge watch those. ... (1 replies)
... I am very nervous about it and pain management and recovery time. It seems like I'd better plan to be laying very low for a couple weeks which will be hard for me. ... (1 replies)


Associated Tags: ankle injury, ankle instability, brostrom, crutches, modified brostrom repair, peroneal tendon, recovery

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