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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
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Ankle Surgery (Overview)

Treatment of pathology of the joint formed by the articulation of the tibia, talus and fibula by procedures by that involve incision into the same.


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How dangerous is ankle surgery?

How dangerous is ankle surgery?

Not: All surgeries have risks and many risks are not due to the surgery itself but things like anesthesia. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
197 doctors shared insights

Ankle Surgery (Overview)

Treatment of pathology of the joint formed by the articulation of the tibia, talus and fibula by procedures by that involve incision into the same.


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Ankle surgery (Tip)

Quick acronym for treating ankle injuries - price: protection rest ice compression elevation. ...See more

Dr. Thomas Namey Dr. Namey
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Treating Swollen Feet or Ankles (Checklist)

Move your body. Avoid sitting or standing for long periods
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Don't wear tight garments
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Lose weight if needed
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Avoid standard diuretics as they won't solve the problem
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How is the recovery for ankle surgery?

How is the recovery for ankle surgery?

At : Your age a bit quicker than later in life, but remember, is a lengthy process that requires continued therapy. It is a significant weight bearing area. ...Read more

Dr. Otto Placik Dr. Placik
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Ankle surgery (Tip)

Surgery may be the best remedy for you but rehab is key. ...See more

Dr. Kristi Woods Dr. Woods
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Treating a Sprained Ankle (Checklist)

Rest immediately after the injury
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Use ice to decrease swelling and pain
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Use compression such as a soft brace or bandage
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Keep injury elevated
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How can I stop pain after ankle surgery?

How can I stop pain after ankle surgery?

Follow guidelines: Make sure you are taking your pain medications as directed, and resting, elevating and icing the ankle as directed. Only be on your foot as much as your doctor instructed. Some postoperative discomfort is normal and expected for a period of time. If the pain is more than expected, or worsening, contact your surgeon immediately. ...Read more

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What's the recovery time for an ankle surgery?

What's the recovery time for an ankle surgery?

Depends: Ak=nkle surgery could be a tumor, fracture or a miriad of problems. Depending why you had the durgery will depend the recovery time associated with it. ...Read more

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