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... Hello fellow windsurfer, i had a similar accident while windsurfing. Fractures on 2,3 and 4 with dislocation on 1. I am now 5weeks post op with hard cast feeling better. I am looking for info on long term effect experinces and recovery times. You have not posted after feb 09 and I'm just curious on how are you doing now and if you are back in the water or snowboarding. ... (32 replies)
... I guess it's a come to reality day. After finally looking up what lisfranc breaks are ... it's doesnt look great. I know it's only been 6 wks but I am going nuts. ... (32 replies)
... I wanted to put together my story of lisfranc joint injury in one post and keep it updated as I go along. ... (32 replies)

... injury I was offered to get Arthrex mini tightrope installed, did anyone have it done or know anyone who had experience with this device? ... (12 replies)
... Welcome to the board! Lisfrancs joint is pretty complex and there is not one conventionally accepted treatment plan, as you have already discovered. You pick a doctor you like and hope he can get you back to normal. I sustained ligamentis lisfranc injury while windsurfing (not doing anything crazy) on 5/31, the first OS put me in a cast suggesting a conservative... (17 replies)
... There is a thread posted you can read about the mini tightrope. ... (17 replies)
... Each lisfranc's injury is different, the treatment plan can vary widely based on each individual doctors take on, what is still a controversial, procedure for a rare injury. ... (5 replies)
... the screws have to stay in for at least 1 year. He claims his patients do well and that this plan works but I will keep it in mind and ask him about putting in a tightrope at the time of screw removal to avoid re injury. ... (12 replies)
... Your support makes it easier to live through this injury and to make a better informed decisions about my care. ... (12 replies)
... The tightrope is a new procedure, was first approved for use in 2007. ... (12 replies)
... tightrope which looks like a new and upcoming treatment for this injury especially good for athletes. ... (9 replies)
... talk to my OS about it. He said that I had a dislocation of the bones in my 1st and 2nd metas. I had 3 screws but no pins and the surgery was done 1 month after injury because I had really bad bruising and swelling. The screws I am told should stay in a year minimum and he said he would take them out after that "If I want"... ... (12 replies)
... I had the tight rope installed right off the bat with no screws and so far so good. I also had 3 pins that were removed 5 weeks post-op. I am now full weightbearing in the boot in my 10th week and I hope to ditch my boot on Friday after another set of x-rays and exam. My OS recommended the tight rope as I too am relatively young and very active. He said that he would get... (12 replies)

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