I am 5 months into recovery from ankle fusion.

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 Three months after they had me in a soft splint and  I accidentally put all my weight on my ankle and they said it jammed one of the 10 screws out of place so on one side of the ankle I have a big gap between the bones.  The doctor is hoping all the other screws will do the job, I am only walking 10 minutes every two hours and it hurts!!! Anyone else have this problem?

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    I immediately said a prayer. I may be in the same boat as one of my screws came out of place in the front plate. I'm just 3 months out of surgery. I just know how u must feel. This is my second surgery on the same ankle. LET'S KEEP IN TOUCH.

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    Hi I'm 10 weeks post ttc open ankle fusion and a bone graft and a big nail up through my heel half way up my shin . Bin hard but was back work light duties after four weeks in a cast in a air walker no cast at 7 weeks still can't go anywhere without my crutches but defo going forward each week can stand alone in the shower and get around daily chores etc ok . Hardly any pain best thing I've had done for sure.back for mri and all clear I hope end of jan . But ur ankle job dosent sound right after 5 months I'm so sorry to hear I think u need to ask for a second opinion I'm 50 years young and live on my own in a second floor flat . I no we all heal in different ways but I'm sure u should be further on than u are .hope u get the help U need keep smiling smile


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