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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)
... h well better than nothing and if i can kinda get out and do things again at least for now its better than nothing. My mum doesn't like the sound of it at all of surgery but then she doesn't like surgery and would avoid it at all costs where as i am of a mind if it could help its worth the risk! ... (18 replies)
... for that reason. Yes, you should go into a boot after you get your cast off. I did both times as you aren't able to walk the day your cast comes off and you're told you can bear wait. It takes a while to transition. ... (7 replies)

... I'm heading into surgery in two days to have a modified brostrom on my right ankle. I had this surgery in May of 2012 and am happy I did. I was just reading through my old posts trying to remember how I prepared for the surgery and how things went. ... (5 replies)
... then I will be placed in a lace up ankle brace after I come out of the boot, until I hit the 12 week post op mark date. ... (2 replies)
... I see you had a Brostrom Procedure too? ... (21 replies)
... tendons to stretch, resulting in the unstable ankle. The ankle would "roll" constantly and about 8 years ago, I twisted my ankle, tearing the ligaments on the outside of the ankle. MRI showed the tears. ... (18 replies)
... after blowing out my ankle ligaments playing flag football. ... (48 replies)
... in my ankle last April falling down the stairs attempting to use crutches because I had fractured my other ankle and had just had a cast put on it.The ligaments failed to heal after months in a boot, a cast and months of PT. ... (32 replies)
... depending on your incision it will effect your recovery time. Typically if it is just the scope recovery tends to be a lot shorter as the surgery was minor enough to do without have to open up the joint. ... (3 replies)
... Hello, sorry to hear about all your pain. Just because you are going to an orthopedic surgeon does not necessarily mean you are going to be needing surgery for sure. They often times try everything they can before considering surgery. ... (7 replies)
... I had a modified brostrom 4 months ago. ... (32 replies)
... I will say that the Brostrom is the first line procedure in the surgical treatment of chronic lateral ankle instability. It is fairly effective as well. Some people do have to have both ankle done, but they don't have them done at the same time for obvious reasons. ... (1 replies)
... I am having a Brostrom procedure on my right ankle in a week. The surgeon said that I will spend the first 4 weeks after surgery in a walking cast, then into a boot. ... (9 replies)
Chronic Ankle Pain
Nov 12, 2005
... for another several weeks while I did PT. I don't remember the exact timelines of everything, but I know I had the surgery in the middle of March, and in June I was helping my brother move and carrying boxes. ... (3 replies)
... You must have had your surgery by now and wondering how you are doing. ... (1 replies)
... by 4.5 wks, it was very slow, and sometimes painful, walking. I made sure I went for a walk every single day and tried to increase the distance. I just let my ankle guide me as to how fast etc. Then came home and elevated and iced. ... (12 replies)
... op done. Arrived at 7am. Was 2nd surgery for the day. Surgery was 1hr and 40mins under general anaesthesia. ... (23 replies)
... Hi! Good to hear from you! I think it's quite possible you're still healing and the ankle is getting used to being fully weight bearing without the boot which is basically a removable walking cast. ... (6 replies)
... and I was NWB for 4 weeks. In a fiberglass cast for 2 wks and boot for another 6. At 5 wks I was FWB and back to work as an ICU RN for 13 hour days. ... (3 replies)

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