6 weeks after ankle surgery

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I am 6 weeks in after broken ankle surgery.

Been in a walking boot for the last 1 1/2 weeks but still no wb

How long does it take for foot colour to return to normal and all the feelings to come back.

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    Hi , I'm almost 5 weeks post-op ankle surgery and was wondering how your recovery went. I haven't had any setbacks thus far and am in a boot but nwb. Can you give me sum insight on how your recovery faired out?

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      Hi

      Initially all good.

      Had to learn to walk again after nwb but at my 12 week check up Walked without my crutches.

      Had physio, and built up on my walking.

      Unfortunately I ended up with lots of back problems because of initial resting and leg ellavation but just coming out the other side of that now too.

      Last week started back doing yoga and seem to have nearly full movement back.

      All the best with your recovery

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    Thank you for sharing! I'm having back issues also, same reason. I am anxious to start physical therapy and hopefully walk again as you are. This injury has been such a loss for me in other areas of my life that I don't want it to take anything else from me. I wish you the best!!

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      Physio was fine

      The scariest is the un known.

      Eventually little by little confidence will come back

      It's taken just over a year to get to where I am today.

      Everyone is different

      Go at the pace that you are comfortable with

      All the best

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    Hi 

    I am 10 weeks in after broken ankle surgery. Still pwb.

    Can you please tell me outside physio therapy is good or in home is good.

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    Hi! 6 weeks post ankle surgery-trimaleolar fracture.Hope to start PT next week. I have a meeting and have to fly 1,5 hours....and I am wondering if I will be able to do this. I am Non WB but almost pain free...
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    Question: I don't understanding having a walking boot but not walking/weight bearing? Can someone explain? 

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      I am still in cast...week 6 will end on Thursday. For me No WB is Non weight bearing for other 6 weeks....So I am not walking yet....but I am curios to know if someone was able to recover in 1 month faster enough to put some weight on the injured leg.....
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      Hi there!  I was given a "walking boot" (CAM boot) 2 weeks post surgery.  I am still NWB until my next appointment which will be 6 weeks post op. The boot is acting as a fracture boot. So for me it's like having a cast only I'm allowed to take it off to shower and to do exercises during the day.  Hope this helps! 

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