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Nerve damage after ankle surgery

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
Talk to your doctor: There is no way to know since I do not know what procedure was performed . You surgeon can give you a better answer.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Likely: Talk to your surgeon, and consult with an orthotist. Lots of potential modifications.
Dr. Wenjay Sung
Podiatry 15 years experience
Yes: Yes, i've prescribed bracing to accommodate this neuropathy and i recommend seeing the upmc foot and ankle center for guidance on which braces are ava... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
Maybe: Only time will tell. Discuss this with your surgeon, he may want to send you for some testing to determine the extent of the damage.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Nerve Damage: Was it confirmed by ncs/ emh.? If so there are oral medication such as Neurontin (gabapentin) to control pain and compound pharmacies can make creams... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Complex: Peroneal nerve damage in the leg can occur after surgery, particularly in cases using stirrups. This should not however have anything to do with infec... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Perineal nerve: Perineal nerve release is a straight forward procedure in which an incision is made starting along the lateral side of the knee extending down the le... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
Anesthesiology 40 years experience
Neurology consult: Need to know exact block, what local anesthetic used and concentration. Also should look into how the lev was placed during surgery to see if pressure... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
Podiatry 39 years experience
Neuroma: A neuroma is a thickening of the nerve due to repetetive trauma. They typically remove the nerve that will cause some numbness, but the trade off is ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Varies: It could potentially still improve. If you have not had it, I would recommend an NCV and EMG test just to make sure there is nothing else contributin... Read More
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