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trimalleolar fracture rehab protocol

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ankle joint fracture: A trimalleolar fracture means that the 3 corners (maleolli) that make up your ankle joint (tibia and fibula) are involved with the break. It usually ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Newman
32 years experience Podiatry
3 points of fracture: That in your ankle fracture, the inner and back of your tibia, as well as the outer bone (fibula) have been fractured. It is common for the fracture o ... Read More

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
39 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Second opinion: If the fractures were initially well reduced and fixed surgically and then the fibula moved 3cm over time in general it is recommended to redo that po ... Read More
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Dr. Vadim Glukh
23 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
3 cm ???: 3 cm is a lot of displacement... 3 mm could wait, but 3 cm would be better if fixed.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
The goal is to : Realign and keep function. Surgeons preference in how to achieve that after reviewing each case.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Some arthritis in: Ankle joint trumatic in type, some sewelling also in both side of the anklejoint.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rudolf Zak
19 years experience Podiatry
Trimal fracture: A trimaleollar fracture is when you fracture you're fibula and you fracture the tibia in two parts. Along the back of the ankle as well as along the i ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
9 years experience Podiatry
6-8 weeks: Bone in a healthy person normally takes 6-8 weeks to heel. Having said that, trimalleolar fractures have the potential of being very debilitating. A ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See ORS: May sound odd to you but 3 years after bimalleolar or trimallelar ankle orif some patients may complain of occassional stiffness and weather - related ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It will help to: Position of the bone correctly so it will heal correctly.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
28 years experience Family Medicine
Very: This one is among the severest of fractures; and the 'hardware' is placed to stabilize the joint so it can help the joint heal.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
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