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... For background, I had Brostrom-Gould surgery 9 days ago to repair my ankle. I had 4 ankle sprains in 3 years. The MRI had shown a torn ligament and another ligament full of scar tissue. I believe it was the ATFL and CFL ligaments. The most recent injury happened the end of September and it wasn't healing despite the immobilization and physical therapy route. During the... (3 replies)
... on he suggested trying cortisone injections. Had a couple over time, with only temporary relief each timeWith no other choice, agreed to Debridement surgery and tendon repair in 2007, resulting in temporary relief although there were no guarantees before surgery. ... (1 replies)
... I just found out that I have shredded the tendon in my right ankle. ... (12 replies)

... uld be footless and the more I protested the more she laid it on. Yes, she was one of those. I had what I think was very similar to what you had. My tendons were shredded and ligaments were like stretched out rubber bands and he was surprised I could walk at all. ... (35 replies)
... uld be footless and the more I protested the more she laid it on. Yes, she was one of those. I had what I think was very similar to what you had. My tendons were shredded and ligaments were like stretched out rubber bands and he was surprised I could walk at all. ... (35 replies)
... Thanks for responding Cass983. I hope you be be walking without pain soon. I do know I would need help if I have the surgery and it would be very tough. The doctor I saw yesterday wants to try a conservative approach first. He is having a brace/splint made for me to wear instead of a walking boot, I start physical therapy and exercises at home next week. He wants to see... (11 replies)
... ad surgery on August 12th. It wasn't ruptured but he said it would never heal on it's own since there wasn't adequate blood flow. After surgery he told me that tendon was "shredded. ... (11 replies)
... 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 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)
... 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. ... (160 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)


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