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... Hooray for life's little victories! So glad we have the little victories - amazing how much the little victories feel after ankle surgery...or any other surgery, etc. So glad you are doing better and that you have your house back to yourself! Just think you are halfway through......that should feel good. I had my stitches & staples out yesterday - as you know. Still... (6 replies)
... I started PWB on Monday, 4 wks post brostrum repair (as directed). I'm still ouchy & on crutches, but I came down the steps almost like a normal person this afternoon! Yes, I'm careful & I had a firm grip on the handrail and my crutches under the other arm. But it was so nice not to slide down on my backside. One step closer to being a normal human being again.:) I did up... (6 replies)
... I had brostrum repair last year and I had to wean myself off crutches, even in walking boot. It took me a couple weeks to go down to one crutch and then eventually to no crutches.... ... (9 replies)

Mar 19, 2013
... Okay, I am getting nervous now. It is still pounding/tingling and hurts up the back of m calf......suggestions? (13 replies)
Mar 19, 2013
... So, I'm still not very steady on my feet after my brostrum repair, tendon repair and a few other things that I had done on 3/14/13. I slipped yesterday and wound up putting my weight on the ankle that all the work has been done on already....OUCH. I tried to get up last night and fell - hitting the couch with the outside of my foot, OUCH.....and then this morning, sigh. I... (13 replies)
... for a brostrum repair as well as a couple other things and debribement of the ankle. ... (2 replies)
... I had an arthroscopic debridement, Brostrum procedure and repair of peroneus brevis tendon on the right ankle. I am planning on writing down all of my questions. ... (46 replies)
... Hi all, I spent some time reading and searching posts this morning but cannot find anyone who I feel had a similiar recovery to mine thus far. That being said, I know all recoveries are very different. On 10/10 I had a peroneal tendon repair/brostrum procedure/os trigonum excision. I've had very minimal pain and not actually taken any prescription meds, just random... (3 replies)
... My first upcoming brostrom-gould procedure Hi there, I just found this sight in search of more information about my upcoming procedure. I've already found it quite helpful in reading other postings. I'm technically having "lateral ankle stabilization, Bronstrom-Gould procedure, ankle arthroscopy, and OCD and ligament repair. This is all due to a MVA I had in Jan of 2010... (0 replies)
Surgery over
Sep 15, 2012
... I had brostrum repair with debridment. My whole foot was numb but I'm glad bc I'm in a lot of pain now. I take hydrocodone for pain. ... (22 replies)
... c last time I was examined, my drawer and talar tilt were negative. That wasn't a recent exam though. My last MRI was pre Brostrum repair 10yrs ago and my last bone scan was with the 5th met fx 7 hrs ago. ... (19 replies)
Brostrom Repair
Oct 10, 2011
... Actually, any ligament injury is a sprain. It's a language issue. Some people, including some doctors, use "sprain" to mean minor joint injury. Others use it correctly to mean ligament injury. Folks here who've had Brostrum, typically it takes 6 months to a year to be back to normal. You might not hear too many of those happy stories though, and there's a simple reason... (5 replies)
... I am on my 4th of 6 weeks in a cast after a brostrum repair. Has anyone ever had such dry skin that it starts to crack? ... (3 replies)
... prescribed physical therapy and an MRI. Physical therapy did not reduce my symptoms. The MRI showed normal scar tissue according to my Doctor and he suggested a Brostrum Repair to stabilize my ankle. ... (8 replies)
... There are a bunch of connectors in the ankle. The one usually adjusted in a Brostrum repair is the anterior talo-fibular ligament, which just means it's at the front of your ankle and attaches the talus bone to the fibula bone. (You're gonna learn some anatomy now, whether you like it or not!). Ankle sprains and ankle laxity usually involve the ATFL. Its job is to keep... (48 replies)
... and Brostrum repair is also usually outpatient. ... (48 replies)
... Repeated rolling does sound like the ligaments in your ankle could be lax. If the laxity is severe enough, the surgeon might indeed want to perform a Brostrum repair to tighten them up again. ... (48 replies)
... I had Arthroscopic ankle surgery and a Brostrum repair on April 2008. ... (1 replies)
... The usual surgical treatment for instability is what's called a Brostrum repair. If the ligaments are too long, the surgeon shortens them. Most people who've had it are much better afterwards. ... (13 replies)
... If you do go for surgery, it'll probably be something like a Brostrum repair, in which the ATFL is folded to shorten and tighten it. ... (3 replies)

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