A 46-year-old female asked:
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incurred an ankle fracture (bone chips) & torn ligaments 25 yrs ago. daily pain with any weight bearing activity. how might surgery help?

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Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
13 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Maybe: It depends on what your physical exam and xrays show. There are several procedures that may be considered aNd you could consider evaluation with your pmd and or orthopedic surgeon to discuss
Answered on Mar 18, 2017
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