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... I am 19 and last august suffered a grade 3 ankle sprain while playing softball. I tore two ligaments on the outside of my ankle completely and the third one partially. ... (1 replies)
... I had both the Arthroscopic debridement and lateral ankle reconstruction in October 2014. They are separate procedures but often done at the same time. I had the Arthroscopic debridement once before in 2010. ... (10 replies)
... I am scheduled to have a Brostrom Procedure on January 19th on my right ankle. I have never had ankle surgery before and because I am a college student, I am looking for tips, explanations, and any other helpful information any one can offer. ... (12 replies)

... then a hard cast, then a boot called a CAM walker. The splint is designed to immobilize the foot while allowing the incision to heal, and allowing a little room for swelling. You will be on crutches for at least 2 weeks, maybe longer. Ask the Dr. how long. ... (2 replies)
... I developed tendonitis in my achilles, peroneal and posterior tibial tendon and stress reactions in both my distal tibia and fibula after my ankle ligaments became loose again. This caused me severe pain when I walked. ... (4 replies)
... Appreciate your above replies. I went ahead with surgery and it has now been 4 weeks. 2 weeks with a back slab and 2 weeks in a cast. Yesterday the cast was removed and I am now in an air boot for the next 4 weeks at which point I will be FWB assuming all is well. ... (10 replies)
... I would ask the dr about the cyro cuff before buying it. Sometimes insurance covers it and I wouldn't have been able to use it for months. You are correct that most people are casted, usually with surgical cast first and then a hard one before the boot. ... (10 replies)
... Thanks so much for your replies. ... (10 replies)
Ankle Won't Heal
Jul 1, 2013
... I sprained my ankle on Feb. 3 while walking down the stairs in the dark. ... (6 replies)
OCD Ankle Surgery
Jul 10, 2012
... I also just found out that I would need arthroscopic surgery (with microfracture) for OCD of my right ankle. My doctor's protocol is 6 weeks of non-weight bearing (in a cast) then transition to a boot. It is surprising that with drilling you will not be non-weight bearing longer. (12 replies)
... Lindsay, I wish you the best for your surgery. Glad that you were able to find a foot and ankle specialist. I've only had the arthroscopic, but based on some of the accounts here, I suggest you prepare for the possibility of osteotemy. ... (2 replies)
... I was diagnosed last week with functional instability of my left ankle and told that I need a brostrom repair to tighten the ligaments. ... (20 replies)
... A little over a year and a half ago I came onto this website to research a surgery I was considering having. I had sprained my ankle badly a few years earlier and still had really bad pain any time I did any significant physical activity such as walking, biking, running. ... (0 replies)
... Your story sounds very similar to mine. I sprained my ankle about 15 years ago and that was the start of it. Since then, my ankle has been weak and would hurt on and off, but in the past 6 months, it was hurting constantly. ... (7 replies)
... I'm looking for a bit of guidance on the surgical repair of an OCD lesion on the medial aspect of my right talus. ... (7 replies)
... I agree with Jane and ctucker. Try the PT first and see if you can strengthen your ankles that way. If not, the surgery might be worth it for you. Definitely discuss it at length with an orthopedic surgeon, preferably one specializing in foot and ankle. ... (18 replies)
... I had a modified brostrom with arthroscopic debridement in March of 2005. I had broken the ankle and tore the ligaments in April 2004. The break healed, the ligaments did not. ... (111 replies)
Chronic Ankle Pain
Nov 13, 2005
... one that was arthroscopic to clean out the joint because of the stuff floating in there an bone spurs. Then I had a modified brostrom to tighten the ankle up. I also had a torn peroneal tendon. ... (3 replies)
... op cast thing for 10 days then a fiberglass cast for 5 weeks. Then an aircast ankle brace for 4 more weeks. NWB for 3 weeks. ... (32 replies)
... THe Brostom, in retrospect, isn't that bad of a deal. Its been 8 weeks and 2 days. Today I rode the exercise bike for 45 minutes and walk with a very small limp. Its great. I was in a cast for six weeks. NWB for three weeks. Interesting how each Dr. does it different. ... (58 replies)


Associated Tags: ankle, ankle instability, ankle ligament reconstruction recovery, ankle stabilization, ankle surgery, atfl, brostrom, lateral ligament surgery, ocd, rostrum procedure, surgery, talus

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