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... I first had a brostrom procedure in 2014 to help stabilize my ligaments and clean out the joint. ... (7 replies)
... I know what you mean between cast and splint. I did not like my first splint at all. Presure sores are bad news. ... (25 replies)
... Jessi, my Brostrum was performed on the top of my foot. There were 2 ligaments that they tightened and then put a synthetic "anchor" in there to hold them tight. I do remember the burning feeing, definitely! It drove me nuts. By the time I went into a cast, it wasn't bothering me any more. However, when I got out of the boot, at 14 wks post op, the laces bothered the... (21 replies)

... Yeah the PA sounds like she knows what it's like either because she's gone through something like this or because she is the one doing all the cast changes and suture removals and sees more of what it's like for the patient. ... (31 replies)
... Hey Hollywood. The doctor never made me stand on my foot, or really even bear weight on it. I"m hoping he won't do that to you. I've been WALKING on my foot today with minimal help from crutches and the pain is minimal as well! Just isn't working with my dad here, so I'm trying desperately to get on my own two feet by the end of this week so he can go back to my brother's... (160 replies)
... c he might try to manipulate it a bit to "check" his work out after the cast comes off and before I go into the boot. ... (160 replies)
... surgery and doing amazing... I have any pain for the most part. the doc did desolivable stiches so i didn't even have them removed. I have 3 more weeks in a cast and then on to the walking boot. I do have a question is this normal? ... (29 replies)
... this is what my doc told me first week 1/2 cast then stiches come out NWB 6 weeks in a fiberglass Cast NWB 6-8 more weeks in walking boot with PT I like your time line better. you dont have celiac disease do you? (29 replies)
... I will be a few days in front of you my surgery is set for Jan 17th. One thing I will tell you is get a knee walker as it will help you stay off your foot as much as posible I know you will be NWB for 6 weeks that is what i was told also and it will really help so much better then crutches. (my mom had one when she need surgery a few years ago) you can rent them at a med... (12 replies)
... That is great news! You might have your daughter try vitamin supplements, a multiple vitamin that contains Plenty of vitamin C plus zinc and copper, which is supposed to help bruising and recovery after surgery. (27 replies)
... We went tot he doctor today and saw the casting technican because the surgeon is out of town. The cast was taken off and there is no infection but alot of brusing. The casting guy said that the cast was very loose and that it was rugging on the incision. ... (27 replies)
... o him. Secondly, mine did that and what helped was to make sure I was taking the pain pills at night when I slept. I did that for about the first week after my brostrom procedure. I then switched to Tylenol PM. ... (4 replies)
... I'm having a similar surgery December 10. I was told full recovery in 14-16 weeks. So back to running, skiing, and everything else I love to do. This is my third ankle surgery. Since my H&P appointment isn't until Dec. 4, I have not had the opportunity to ask many of my questions. I've just been writing them down. Pain wise, I figure it can't be any worse than my... (3 replies)
Brostrom Procedure
Nov 17, 2004
... and yet I am having this surgery in 6 days and will be in a cast for 6 weeks. Really strange. It seems that if you are going to be in a cast for 6 weeks you usually break your ankle or have some sort of traumatic event where you can't walk at all. ... (11 replies)
... he called it cast disease. ... (8 replies)
... en impressed with the PA at all. I did talk to the nurse last week and requested to see the doctor tomorrow instead of the PA. I'm not sure if this is "normal" procedure for this office or if I"ve been seeing the PA because it's a workers comp injury. ... (160 replies)
Brostrom Procedure
May 31, 2017
... Everyone's recovery time is different and typically depends on your surgeons preference, amount of damage done, and also your age. I have actually had two ligament reconstructions, the first with minor tightening and cleaning of scar tissue and the second more extensive with tendon repair, bone tunnels, and cadaver tendon. Even though my two surgeries were very different, they... (6 replies)
... Every dr is different in what they require after surgery, even for the same procedures. Generally though they all agree that the first 2 weeks are in a big surgical cast and full-time elevation in bed. From there it varies widely. I was on bedrest/elevation for 6 weeks and casted for 10 weeks before getting a boot which is at an extreme but I healed fine so works for me. ... (4 replies)
... I had an open modified brostrom procedure, debridement with loose body removal, and microfracture chondroplasty on my ankle 7 weeks ago. ... (3 replies)
... near the end when there was just so much dead skin. I cleaned up my leg a little with each cast change and before the last one they let me clean it up pretty well and clip my toenails which were annoying me greatly. ... (25 replies)

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