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Pain after ankle fusion
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Wenzelanswered
Podiatry 16 years experience
Ankle fusion: Ankle fusion is a procedure whereby the cartilaginous surfaces of the talus and the tibia are excised, opposed and fixation is placed to hold the two ... Read More
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Rudolf Zakanswered
Podiatric Surgery 21 years experience
Ankle fusion: It's a surgical procedure where the joint surface is resected than locked together with screws, rods or plates. This allows for no motion across a pa... Read More
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 46-year-old female asked:
I had ankle fusion back in 1997 . now i'm hurting more everyday . what happen after 15 yrs and having a lot pain ?
Dr. Randall Beckmananswered
Podiatry 25 years experience
Arthritis: Assuming the ankle fusion healed well, and you really haven't had too many symptoms until recently, the most likely cause is surrounding arthritis in ... Read More
5.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 63-year-old female asked:
I had ankle fusion 6 months ago and don't have full sensation in parts of the area. how long might it take to regain the feeling?
Dr. Jeffrey Bowmananswered
40 years experience
It can take: A year or longer to get full sensation back. It even possible for certain areas to remain numb and never get full sensation. I don't know what type of... Read More
5.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Libby Putnamanswered
Podiatry 14 years experience
Maybe never.: An ankle fusion is a pretty aggressive surgery, and many of the nerves in the area are either compressed or otherwise stressed out during the procedur... Read More
5.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A male asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardinoanswered
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Ask your surgeon/PCP: Your surgeon is the best provider to ask regarding the issue of flying after major ankle surgery. You could also ask your PCP.
397 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantinoanswered
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Chronic ankle: In my experience the best course in such a complex situation would be to consult an orthopedic specialist at an orthopedic department at a university ... Read More
115 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 45-year-old member asked:
Fusion: Yes - speak frankly and openly to your surgeon . Ask lots of questions. If you need to do so , seek a second opinion.
4.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 46-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me how much time will it take to recovery from ankle fusion surgery, and what is to be expected?
Fusion: These are questions to be asked of your treating surgeon. Always feel free to ask questions of your physician(s)
4.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 67-year-old female asked:
I had open ankle fusion surgery 6 month ago and i am still having pain especially when i first stand up. is this normal?
Dr. Jeffrey Trantalis, DPManswered
Podiatry 44 years experience
I have never performed this surgery. The first thing with any type of fusion surgery is to see if the surgery was successful and that you have a bona ... Read More
Reviewed Apr 03, 2023
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Bereshanswered
Podiatry 43 years experience
Talk to your surgeon: It would be best to talk to your surgeon because it will depend on the intensity of the pain.
4.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishal Shahanswered
Orthopedic Surgery 21 years experience
Yes...maybe: This is possible, but it is a highly complex procedure and must be done by a trained foot and ankle orthopedic specialist who has extensive experience... Read More
6.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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