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... I am 3 months out. My cast got removed at 2 weeks and I got a boot instead and was actually given permission to start to weightbare at 4 weeks and start PT. ... (10 replies)
... e! That's really horrible.. if my doc did that to me I would just scream! I hope everything goes well at your appointment next week.. no fair... you'll have your cast off a whole week before me!! Hopefully, the next week will fly by for the both of us! ... (15 replies)
... It is too bad that you have to wait another week to get the cast off! I hope the week goes by quickly for you in the meantime. ... (15 replies)

Brostrom Procedure
Nov 17, 2004
... I agree with the oddity of it all. My original injury was 10 years ago, and I just had the surgery last March. I was walking around just fine, then I was on crutches in a cast for six weeks (then walking in a boot for several more weeks while doing PT). As for the planning, go to your DMV and get a form for a temporary handicap thing, take it to your doctor to get it... (11 replies)
... that seems fast. It sounds a bit like he is expecting to only do the Brostrom which doesn't require quite as long to recover but still isn't minor surgery. But different doctors are different. ... (15 replies)
... fiberglass cast that is cut on both sides and held together by heavy ACE wraps and heavily padded inside. They are comfortable. ... (15 replies)
... gould procedure and found it quite interesting. I've also seen an arthroscopy procedure and would like to see if I can find more videos of what is going to be done but it seems difficult to find. ... (0 replies)
... AFTL and CFTL and had the modified Brostrom procedure as well as 2 other surgeries in June. I am 21 weeks out now. ... (4 replies)
Ankle Instability
Dec 27, 2011
... Hi! I'm actually going through this right now. I had a Brostrom procedure 10 yrs ago from multiple severe sprains. ... (8 replies)
... this being the lesser invasive procedure....OR I could go into a more invasive surgery that is non anatomical and permanent, etc. I chose to do the Brostrom procedure again because I didn't feel it was the TYPE of surgery that caused the issues. ... (22 replies)
... to send out words of encouragement to anyone who is thinking about having this procedure done or who is about to have this procedure done. I know before my surgery, I was scared half to death of it. I was placed in a fiberglass cast, that comes about halfway up my calf after surgery. ... (2 replies)
... I had a modified brostrom 4 months ago. ... (32 replies)
... tcomes. In a small number of cases instability and sprains continue and another repair surgery is necessary or often a reconstructive surgery will be done. The Brostrom procedure has a quicker recovery time. ... (58 replies)
... Day 29 I did have an Evans Procedure (maybe it was called a weave and I can't remember). I had this done in 1989...I was young. All I remember is that they used a tendon (from my leg area) to replace the weak ligament in my ankle. You asked if it hurt more... Well, they kept me in the hospital for 2 nights. But after that I went back to college and did everything a college... (48 replies)
... The brostrom procedure does not tighten everything up as much as the brostrom and mine just retore after a month or two after the cast was off. I have stretchy ligaments to begin with though and am "loose jointed". ... (31 replies)
... I have been in your exact same position. I am a teen and just got ankle arthroscopy 6 weeks ago. Although I also had the brostrom procedure at the same time I still know a lot about the scope. ... (3 replies)
... The Brostrom is the only procedure that is the same, but anytime you have a lot of work on your foot its going to take time and care to heal. ... (35 replies)
... a month, then when my foot was still blowing up as a balloon MRI was done and showed the above in which for the first month we didn't know! I ended up having the Brostrom procedure on August 19th by one of the surgeons who directly trained under the master here in Atlanta. ... (5 replies)
... for ankle procedure for the first week after surgery so get a couple of large cushions to elevate. ... (15 replies)
... I underwent "brostrom" procedure to fix my ankle. It is a better solution than reconstruction. The problem is the pain during the first 2 days was extremely intense. ... (1 replies)

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