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How long is the healing time for wiring two ankle bones together?

How long is the healing time for wiring two ankle bones together?

Ankle fusion?: Assuming you mean an ankle fusion, about three months for bones to fuse, ~ 6 months for swelling to resolve, strength to return. ...Read more

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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I have puffy pouches, size of walnuts, in front of my outside ankle bones, what causes this, i don't see them on other people?

I have puffy pouches, size of walnuts, in front of my outside ankle bones, what causes this, i don't see them on other people?

Flat feet: You may be jamming the outside of your ankle joint causing swelling. You may be pronating your foot too much. Try otc super feet inserts to reduce jamming and see if swelling improves. Otherwise seek help. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of broken ankle bones compared to just a bad sprain?

What are symptoms of broken ankle bones compared to just a bad sprain?

Both hearts: The symptoms of both pain and deformity discolored skin, but when you examine the person with broken bones he will have tenderness were the bone broken were is no ligament, of course the x-ray will help. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do I have 2 ankle bones?

Why do I have 2 ankle bones?

Your normal: Your ankle is made up of 3 bones, the tibia (your leg bone on the inside), your fibula (your leg bone on the outside), and your talus (your ankle bone on the foot). The fibula only takes 12% of your weight, from your leg. ...Read more

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Do ankle bones that heal, heal back stronger?

Do ankle bones that heal, heal back stronger?

No: Studies show that a healed fracture has the same strength as the surrounding bone. It is neither stronger and weaker; the one caveat is that there are times during the healing process where it may be weaker and stronger, but once the healing process finishes, it is equal in strength. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have fluid around the ankle bones?

What does it mean if you have fluid around the ankle bones?

Ankle Fluid: It could be due to vascular problems, injury, alcohol consumption and over use. Physical exam would be suggested. ...Read more