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Had ORIF surgery on 6/14/19 (12 weeks post op) Ive been getting around okay without crutches but distance is very hard for me. I still use my boot sometimes when I know I will be on my feet for awhile.
I'm still pretty stiff and by end of day I am exhausted and have to crawl to my bed basically. I go back to work in a few weeks full duty.
I also noticed my knee has been bothering me and PT says its because I am not walking straight yet rather still keeping my right foot pointed out. This is due to the ROM. How much ROM should someone have at 12 weeks post op. I guess its my own fault because if I use crutches still It helps with the walking properly.
Any advice as Im worried about returning to work and also the stress on my knee. I also sprained my left ankle at the time of my fall. Which has improved a lot and I believe me stopping icing is what helped as I heard ice isnt good for sprains long term. Still a lot of pain in my broken ankle once I start my day only time I feel good is when I first wake up
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