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I am in desperate need for advice.
I had an accident in July 2014 from which I did a lot of damage to my left ankle, since then I have had several operation all of which to no avail .
The pain is absolutely dreadful, I am currently taking 75mg of nortriptyline per night plus ibuprofen and paracetamol through the day.
2 weeks ago I saw a reputable consultant at chapel allerton hospital in Leeds who says my ankle can not be repaired as there is too much damage to bone and tissue and wants to do a full ankle fusion.
Before my accident I was a keen rugby player , tennis and off road cycling but since the accident I can't do anything at all because of the pain.
I'm afraid after the fusion I still won't be able to partake in any activities and could possibly end up with spinal problems and hip problems so I was thinking maybe a below the knee amputation may be the better long term option as i really dont want to be in any more pain and limited for the rest of my life,.
Could any one advise me please.
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