... Thank you so much your advice and caring words give me inspiration and hope that this will all work out for the best in the long run. I still have to have the nerve conductor test so my doctor can see if I also have nerve damage in there as well. I go back to him in 3 weeks.
After your surgery were you able to get around on crutches in a few days, or were you laid up... (25 replies)
... t 25, 2013. Thankfully he felt that I had not progressed beyond stage 1, but felt it would be best to do surgery because the MRI showed that my Posterior Tibial Tendon was pretty messed up. After the surgery, he told me it looked like a piece of shredded string cheese. ... (25 replies)
... I just found out that I have shredded the tendon in my right ankle. ... (12 replies)
... I know it's only partial. I had surgery for a shredded peroneal tendon and my surgeon told me that tendon tears don't heal really without surgical intervention bc there isn't much blood supply to them. ... (2 replies)
... I was diagnosed back in September 2013 with tears to both of my peroneal tendons (brevis and longus) in my right foot (as well as a partial tear of the anterior talofibular ligament) - from tripping over a pair of shoes in my bedroom back in April! I am scheduled for surgery in early December. Has anyone had a similar surgery that could tell me what I should expect in the... (0 replies)
... scular and so they are slow healing as it is. As Ginger said I think..there aren't many of us on here who were successful with conservative measures for peroneal tendon injuries. And MRIs are typically NOT accurate for ankles. ... (19 replies)
... This happened to me. MRI was read as no tendon tear, but not only was my peroneal tendon torn, it was shredded!!! So yes!! ... (6 replies)
... t this time. It is too invasive and they would need to remove bone to do it. I will opt for the "simpler" surgery of getting the spurs removed and the peroneal tendon moved back into place. I can always do a replacement a few years from now. ... (12 replies)
... ankle OS read it completely different showing me where all the damage was and confirmed it when he got in there during surgery. I had THEEE torn ligaments, a shredded tendon, my tendons were popping out of place so I had to have the bone drilled and broken to deepen the groove so they'd stay put! ... (16 replies)
... Wow, first of all, thanks for being an ICU nurse! My father was in the ICU for a while and the nurses make all the difference in the world. Huge respect!
I'm very nervous for her as she has already been on 7.5 mg Percocet and has a pretty significant tolerance. The way her leg has been reacting, I'm expecting the worst when the doc goes in and wont be surprised if she... (15 replies)
... fixed fairly easily right now and be done anatomically by stitching it together. If she waits chances are it will get worse and it will be a harder repair like a tendon transfer which isn't anatomical. ... (15 replies)
... where they fixed my torn ligaments, a shredded tendon, and did fibular groove deepening. So basically he drilled my bone and had to break it. ... (12 replies)
... wonder how you fix a shredded tendon without using another tendon? ... (5 replies)
... the Percocet every 4 hours until Saturday I think. Now it only hurts when I have it down too long. They did the Brostrom, fibular groove deepening, and fixed the shredded tendon. He found it was shredded not torn when he got in there. ... (161 replies)
... :dizzy:hello---i need input from some one who has had foot and ankle surgery..on same day..
next month my foot dr is going to repair my shredded tendon with a cadaver tendon-right foot-planters wart removal--bunion repair plus rebuild my second toe since it is moved up higher than my big toe and almost folded in half..
has any one done more than one repair on the same foot?... (0 replies)
... the dr. said it was torn, but then described it more as shredded (2 replies)
... happened just that way. I thought that I had hurt my ankle again when I fell over, but actually, I fell over because I damaged my tendon again. My doc's lips went white. I do wish he had thought to mention this before I did it... ... (151 replies)
... t and was referred to having the surgery. I have had flat feet all my life and suffered with sore feet a lot through the years. But at some time I had injured my tendon and that is why it got worse. I had an MRI and it showed my tendon was torn. When I had the surgery they found that my tendon was shredded, hence the pain. ... (114 replies)
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... I am just 8 wks out of surgery with foot reconstruction, I had a shredded tendon, which they thought was just torn until they got inside... ... (33 replies)