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Ankle Problems

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  • Accidently put pressure on broken ankle.

    I had bimalleur ankle surgery 4 weeks ago.  I was just sitting on the recliner and reached for a blanket.  When I came back my foot missed the rest on the recliner and hit the floor.   Has something similar ever happened to anyone?

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  • Broken ankle top of foot pain with boot

    Hi! I broke my ankle January 25, had surgery on the 31st, and got put into the boot feb 15th. Since then I have had extreme pain on the top of my foot and back of my heel. I believe the heel pain is just nerves and I get relief once I take the ankle out of the boot. But the top of my foot has these two...

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  • Life 7 month after triple arthrodesis

    I had my triple arthrodesis 7 months ago. And totally gutted 😥still can’t stand for long due to aching can’t sit due to spine hurting.i now walk with crutches and so gutted.i thought this operation was the answer to my prayers. Twelve yrs ago I had 2 calcu osteotomys on my feet. Which worked...

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  • Exosym

    Is the exosym brace good for someone trying to bear weight from an ankle injury?

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  • Possible puss bubble ?

    I’m 12 weeks post ankle surgery after breaking. I had plates and screws put in. I have just noticed a small puss like bubble on my incision like and the area has been red for a while  Is this something I should be worried about ?

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  • Weight bearing

    I am now 8 wks post op. My doctor say I can now do partial weight bearing. Just how much is partial weight bearing?

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  • Ankle Replacement Surgery

    I would like to estabish contact with anyone who has undergone ankle replacement surgery and reflect a ittle on the aftereffects and the longer term prognoses for recovery and mobility. Having undergone such an operation about 9 months ago I am currently coming to terms with a less than welcome (and...

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  • Possible ankle sprain and severe swelling

    I recently started Cross Fit training and am very unfit. Just over a week ago I did a fair bit of running and noticed the next day my left ankle was very swollen. To date the swelling is worse and I am finding it very painful to walk on. I also have a strange pinched nerve/stretched tendon like feeling...

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  • Pain in ankle/surgical site

    Good day everyone! Almost a year ago I had an ORIF on my medial malleolus, I had a screw put in my ankle that will stay there permanently. As I am waiting to see another specialist to get a second opinion on my ankle, I am noticing that I am getting more and more pain in my surgical site, it seems to...

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  • Ankle sprain. Cant use crutches

    Hi. I sprained my ankle 2 days ago at school. When i got home i iced it and rested. This morning i woke up and it wasnt that painful but when i got onto my crutches the pain was terrible. The same thing happens when i use a walker and leave my injured foot hanging so as not to put pressure on it. Does...

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  • Pain

    I am 8 wks post op. My doctor told me my bones have healed,so why am I still having pain where my wounds were.? My ankle still won't bend. Could that be cause of the screws? Is that what pt for?

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  • Ankle surgery recovery

    Hi everyone Im 6 weeks post ankle op 7 screws & a plate. On Tuesday 20th Feb 18 I go back to have cast off. Surgeons words were nwb for 6 week's then we take cast off and I have physio. My foot doesn't hurt at all no aches no pains. I feel that I could walk on it but I'm not aloud....

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  • Physical therapy

    Hi. I broke my ankle on Dec 23. I had surgery Dec 24. I wore soft cast for two weeks, then in the boot for 5 weeks. I went to doctor on Feb 13, and found that my ankle is healed, so now I'm going to do physical therapy. Now I have partial weight bearing, for three more weeks. I'm doing really...

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  • Life changing brace...finally

    Dec 2012 I slipped and fell on some ice at work and had a trimaliolar fracture of my right ankle. After a halo, 8 ankle surgeries and severe arthritis I finally was contemplating amputation when I sought the opinion of a third Ortho who told me about a brace that was being made at the Hanger Prosthetics...

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  • Fractured Fibula - Shooting pain

    Week 11, fractured fibula at ankle, still healing.  Still some swelling around the ankle.  I have recently started to experience sharp, shooting pains where the fracture occurred.  Feels like the pain is coming from the bone itself but I'm not sure.  It's very painful. ...

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  • Dislocation of Talo Navicular and Sub Talar

    Hey everyone Just wondering if anyone else has experienced this kind of injury, I did it in April 2014. 4 years on and I am still in so much pain which can limit what I can do each day. I was giving pins and wore a cast for about 12 weeks, once the cast came off it was the usual stiffness...

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  • Ankle Surgery

    I had an ankle fracture  ( Weber B stage 4 fracture ) which required a surgery, and they implanted 8 screw plate on the right side of right ankle and a screw and wire on the left side of the right ankle. ​Its been more than 10 weeks since the surgery with 8 weeks of cast. Now there is still a lot...

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  • Ankle Surgery Swelling after cast removal

    I had an ankle fracture  ( Weber B stage 4 fracture ) which required a surgery, and they implanted 8 screw plate on the right side of right ankle and a screw and wire on the left side of the right ankle. ​Its been more than 10 weeks since the surgery with 8 weeks of cast. Now there is still a lot...

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  • Weight bearing now

    I am 10 weeks post op from a subtarsal ankle fusion and was told I should start weight bearing now and it feels great. It's been a week and I have had no pain or swelling at the end of the day. My 12 week appointment is coming up on the 1st of March and I'm anxious to hear if everything is...

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  • One step forward...... 3 steps back?

    Hi everyone ,  Why does it feel this way? One day out of the week I feel great! Feet are doing ok.. so I go out. I drove to the store. 3 of them to be exact. Not a huge amount of time in each one.  But I felt the pain come on quickly and strong! I was so frustrated because I really want...

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  • 4 weeks post ankle surgery

    I landed horribly on my right ankle on Sept 10th 2016 jumping off an inflatable obstacle course (ridiculous I know), dislocating it, tearing the ligament between the tib/fib and breaking the medial malleolus and the fibula in a couple of places. I wanted to share my experience so far (Oct 15th) as this...

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  • Ankle pain for almost 2 years now after a sprain

    I know only doctors can properly tell me what's wrong, but I'm hoping someone here might have some insight to what is wrong with my ankle. Almost 2 years ago, in March 2014, I sprained my ankle pretty badly playing soccer. Went to the ER the next day (because people told me it was just a sprain...

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  • Ankle Problems

    Hello! 3 weeks ago I slipped on ice and by my luck has it fell right on my ankle. When I fell I was able to get up without a problem, I could walk and it was sore but it was tolerable. The next day I woke up and my ankle was so swollen, the size of a tennis ball and it was painful but I could still walk....

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  • Exogen therapy?

    Hi, I’m almost 12 month since my broken ankle which unfortunately is non union. This was diagnosed Oct 16 as a result of a ct scan, after checking that I have no infection they recommended I begin exogen therapy, after some unexpected waiting time since Oct, I will begin the treatment on the 30th of...

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  • Pain from walking aids

    Hi. I have broken 2 bones in my left ankle and am due to have surgery to inserts a couple of plates next week. At the moment I am wearing a very heavy immobilising cast to allow the swelling to go down. I keep the leg elevated all of the time except when I need to use the bathroom. I have a walking frame...

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  • 9 weeks post op ORIF- new pain?!

    Hi all! I am so happy to have found this forum. I tried looking through to find my answers but unfortunately I haven’t so hopefully one of you can help me!!!  I am 9 weeks post op. (Horseback riding accident) ORIF talus fracture/ligament repair/bone graft. 2 weeks in cast (with ice machine boot...

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  • Fracture hurting much more 3 days after accident?

    Hi, I broke my ankle 3 days ago. I've woken up this morning in agony. It feels like cast is pressing on my ankle bones. Is this normal? Don't go back to fracture clinic for another 4 day's. Is it 6 weeks of this....arms, hands and my good leg aching with trying to use these crutches! Fed...

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  • May need more surgery

    Had peroneal subluxation repair last year. At the time surgeon said there was alot of ligament damage and he had done his best but may not hold. Since I have had alot of pain and feel the tendon is still slipping. He wants to keep an eye on progress but has mentioned surgery with a speedbridge. Has anyone...

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  • Rehabilitation after ankle fusion

    I had an ankle fusion 14 weeks ago and after 12 weeks in plaster, progressed to an aircast boot.  The surgeon told me to walk around the house without the boot from 14 weeks, so I've just started doing that,  but am finding I have lots of pain in the foot - below the toe and along the left...

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  • Ankle fusion w/tendon walking pain 16 weeks PO.

    Im 16 weeks and 2 days post-op. Ive been walking with a cane for 1 week. I am in horrible pain on the entire back side of my ankle. I'm sure it's tendon pain. My concern is that this will be on going. Any input would be great. I had severe nerve damage which has left my foot numb but is rarely...

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  • Peroneal Tendon Tendonitis/Subluxation issues

    Hi, quick background I'm 24 YO M, exercising since 11 years of age, broke fibula tibula growth plate on right ankle age 14, 2 screws put in, 2 screws removed before 18th birthday, persistent runner & weight lifter now, been rock climbing for the last 5 years as well. For the last year, I have...

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