... Although it is unlikely, brostrom procedures can fail. ... (2 replies)
... ould have done something to retear ligaments. I had bilateral bromstrom failures. I never had bruising or alot of swelling, just pain and instability. My left ankle bromstrom failed due to a traumatic injury and the right ankle just failed. MRIs showed that the ligaments retore. ... (2 replies)
... snapped in half. In June of 2016 I had an ankle ligament brostrom repair that was successful. I was three weeks non weight bearing and then eight weeks physical therapy. The pain and recovery was not terrible. ... (2 replies)
... My advice is to clarify before surgery how long your surgeon plans to restrict you. ... (4 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)
... I'm new to this message board, but here goes... I'm having a Brostrom Procedure, Perineal tendon repair, and OCD on my right ankle in 2 weeks. I would love to hear from someone that had the same type of procedure. ... (4 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)
... years and both have failed. The first one was a brostrom but that failed and my ligaments became lax again. ... (3 replies)
... The Brostrom procedure is typically an open ankle surgery, not arthroscopic; but if yours was less invasive maybe it is healing faster? Mine healed "fast" --got out of casts ahead of schedule and have moved faster in PT than anyone thought--but I still was in a cast for 6 weeks and a boot for 2ish. I'm 10 weeks out now and am slowly getting back to some activity, but nothing... (3 replies)
... I've read up on the procedure, watched videos, read blogs etc...and I'm trying my best to mentally prepare myself since I wasn't expecting the surgery to be scheduled so fast! ... (21 replies)
... I have had two ankle surgeries in the past 2 years. ... (3 replies)
... o were all NWB in hard casts, before even getting in to a boot. I stopped the percocet 4 days after surgery, and have been on Advil ever since. I'm thinking my surgery was just very minor? ... (3 replies)
... 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)
... The past few days I've had to literally spend the entire day on the couch with my foot extremely elevated because if I didn't, my ankle and foot would swell up like a balloon causing severe tightness in my cast and pain. ... (5 replies)
... For me, I was in a cast for 6 weeks, then a walker boot for the next 5 weeks and just 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! ... (11 replies)
... Hi! First time ever posting here. I just had Brostrom surgery on my right ankle this morning. Repaired tendon and stabilized my ankle. I know part of the procedure is moving a specific nerve in order to get to everything. ... (3 replies)
... Im a 21 year old male that has had about 100 sprains on both of the ankles combined. My body is already hyper lax to begin with and i had to have bilateral knee surgery to tighten up my kneecaps. The reason i had that surgery and am getting the brostrom surgery is because I live an active lifestyle and want to continue that. ... (6 replies)
... Hi old friends!
I wanted to check in on how you are all doing?
It is 205 days after my Brostrom surgery- good news no pain! I feel like I have so more balance and I can walk a fair amount. My PT is very happy about my progress. I couldn't finish my physio sessions unfortunately, so I don't have a feeling of closure. I had to stop PT sessions in mid August.
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... I had my Brostrom surgery on 30 July and I am now sitting back at my desk, fully weight bearing in an aircast. ... (9 replies)