... 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)
... 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)
... I'm sorry to hear about your complications with the Brostrom surgery. ... (13 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 had initially sprained my ankle in March 2015 and after months in a boot non weight bearing, then into a brace it was clear I was going to need a Brostrom repair. In August I had surgery and my Dr. took a very liberal approach to healing. ... (13 replies)
... I had bilateral bromstrom failures and ended up having peroneal tendon transfer to reconstruct lateral ligaments. My left ankle did well with bromstrom and had no pain and felt like a new ankle until a traumatic injury retore the ligaments at 9 months post opp. ... (13 replies)
... When deciding if you really need surgery you have to put a lot of things into consideration. One of them is multiple opinions. ... (13 replies)
... and tighten up my ankle, but that if I don't want the surgery there isn't any rush. I am a skateboarder, so my feet and ankles tend to deal with quite a bit of stress. ... (13 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)
... Sorry to hear about your injuries but I do believe I had a similar surgery done to the one you are considering. My surgeon never told me the name of my surgery but after looking up the chrisman snook it seems pretty similar. ... (7 replies)
... Brand new here but saw that a few people on this site have experienced the OATs procedure on their ankle from their knee and had to ask. ... (0 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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