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... I was put in a circular fibreglass cast right after the surgery and was allowed weight bearing as tolerated immediatly after the surgery. Stayed NWB for maybe three days, then PWB with crutches for about a week, and then FWB. ... (4 replies)
... My ankle swelled up tremendously and I was in a lot of pain. It didn't turn a different color but swelled up pretty bad. After the three days I went back to the clinic at work and the doctor said I had to go on light duty because it still looked pretty bad. ... (8 replies)
... Gould on my right ankle on Jan 6th. We planned on the Brostrom but both lateral ligaments were destroyed so the surgeon added in a tendon transfer. ... (6 replies)

... The Brostrom is the only procedure that is the same, but anytime you have a lot of work on your foot its going to take time and care to heal. ... (35 replies)
Brostrom Recovery
May 29, 2013
... Hi everyone. I had the brostrom procedure done on my right ankle back on March 21, 2013. My OS is a man of few words, so I'm not sure what all he did. ... (4 replies)
... just putting weight on it in the last week and a half. ... (6 replies)
... Sometimes it helps to convert your pain into humor! Here is my attempt... After a lot of progress in 1 week of PWB, I was getting confident to go out- a lot more positive energy! So on a glorious spring day, I decided to head out for a nice cup of coffee then to dinner at a friend's house. But I was at possibly the most crowded corner in NYC-Herald Square and was hoping to... (0 replies)
... I spent a week taking Ambien to sleep and that really helped. I'm not taking it anymore and am just sticking with ibuprofen and tylenol. ... (24 replies)
... Hi all, I'm currently 10 days into recovery from a Brostrom ligament repair to my ATL, along with arthroscopy and removal of osteochondral lesions. ... (0 replies)
... sorry you're having cast claustrophobia! I hear it stinks! Thankfully, it never bothered me and I even elected to have another one vs a boot I could take off for three more weeks! It will pass quicker than you think and hopefully you are just getting used to it! ... (3 replies)
... and I've only been back for two days. Already sick of it. Thankfully I'm only there twice a week and work at home the other three days... ... (80 replies)
... m using the left foot to brake. I am fine if there isn't alot of traffic, so I'm nervous about driving an hour to work this week! Thankfully it is only twice a week as my normal schedule is to go into the office two days a week and at home the other three! ... (80 replies)
... the cast shoe either as there is literally only one strip of fiberglass on the heel, the second layer peeled off. He's crazy. I will have to get in there next week and insist he cuts the thing off or I will. No way will I deal with this for three more weeks. ... (49 replies)
... Pznatti, sorry you are alone today, I am too basically. During the week it's not so bad as I'm working from home so it keeps me occupied. ... (160 replies)
... I haven't seen the doctor since before surgery. I've had three appts since the surgery and have seen the PA each time. A tech took out the stitches a few weeks ago. I have not been impressed with the PA at all. ... (160 replies)
... mg of motrin in between the doses of tramadol to help alleviate the pain. I do know I'm supposed to get five "home exercises" this week from the doctor's office to do at home....., I'm so hoping rehab starts soon....but the PA said not for three months after surgery. ... (160 replies)
... Hi Mrs Heidi Workers comp won't speak to me as I have obtained a lawyer. Workers comp was really great until I got a lawyer, now they are being a pain in the butt. I was gonna call the lawyer today and talk to him, but was gonna wait til this afternoon. As far as calling the doctor's office - the nurse there really is amazing, she calls back usually on the same day when... (160 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)
... If your ankle's instability is preventing you from doing things you enjoy, then get the surgery. I am thrilled to be playing tennis for the first time in over three years. ... (18 replies)
... Follow your pain drug regimine for at least the first week or so. Pain not only is terrible, but it inhibits healing. ... (208 replies)


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