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What is the recovery time like for an ankle scope?

What is the recovery time like for an ankle scope?

Depends: It depends on the procedure performed. Some surgeries allow you to walk right away, others may require non weight bearing for up to 3 weeks. Usually therapy can begin right away. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much time will it take to recovery from ankle fusion surgery, and what is to be expected?

Can you tell me how much time  will it take to recovery from ankle fusion surgery, and what is to be expected?

Several months: It could be more or less depending on the procedure and what type of fixation is used to fuse the joint. You will not have any motion at the ankle after surgery. ...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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Fractured ankle. Whats recovery time?

Fractured ankle. Whats recovery time?

Depends: It will depend on how it was treated, by surgery or just y a cast, but an estimate would be 8-12 weeks, it also depends on the type of fracture. ...Read more

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What is the usual recovery time for a fractured fibula in the ankle?

What is the usual recovery time for a fractured fibula in the ankle?

Fibula fracture: A standard fractured bone that is in place without major displacement takes 8 to 12 weeks to heal in a healthy person with proper immobilization. Smoking, diabetes, osteoporosis, and other chronic conditions can prolong or delay this healing. Premature mobilization or weight bearing on the extremity could also cause delayed or non healing. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery time for ankle surgery?

How long is the recovery time for ankle surgery?

Weeks to months. : It depends on the type of surgery. An ankle arthroscopy may only slow you down for a few weeks, an ankle fusion may take 6 months to a year. Talk to your surgeon about your specific situation. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for a second time torn ankle ligament?

It depends: It depends on the ligament that is torn and the severity of the tear. Every time an ankle ligament is torn it weakens the ligament and can make the ankle looser if not treated properly. For a standard ankle sprain it usually takes 2-4 weeks to recover. If more severe, it can take several more weeks of immobilization and in some cases surgery to correct the torn ligament. ...Read more

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Screws in ankle years after an broken ankle taken out recovery time ?

Screws in ankle years after an broken ankle taken out recovery time ?

Screw removal time: Usually removal of older fixation screws in the ankle is a simple procedure and recovery is fairly easy as long as your bones are healthy. After the screws are removed, it is prudent to use a CAM walker for about 2 weeks to allow the bones to recover any strength lost from the openings that remain. Pain after removal is usually minimal from the skin incisions. ...Read more

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How long roughly is the typical recovery time for a broken ankle for an elderly person?

How long roughly is the typical recovery time for a broken ankle for an elderly person?

Bone quality matters: Most fractures heal in 6-8 weeks depending upon several important factors: 1. Status of surrpounding soft tissue 2. Quality of underlying fractured bone 3. Quality of reduction and stability of fixation (hardware if surgery performed). ...Read more

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What is the surgery for ankle effusion? Recovery time? Are you in plaster and for how long?

What is the surgery for ankle effusion? Recovery time? Are you in plaster and for how long?

Depends: It really depends on the etiology of your effusion. The surgery and recovery are based on the diagnosis causing your effusion. I recommend you see an orthopedic foot an ankle surgeon for evaluation and recommendations. ...Read more

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I'm going to b having surgery on my l ankle for tissue & tendon issue's what is the recovery time?

I'm going to b having surgery on my l ankle for tissue & tendon issue's what is the recovery time?

Several Weeks: Depending on what procedure is done, your recovery will be 4-8 weeks if it involves soft tissue alone. Ask your surgeon to go over the recovery process with you. ...Read more

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Recovery time for Eversion ankle sprain?

Recovery time for Eversion ankle sprain?

Varies, but about wk: Different levels of sprains. in some the tendons are TORN off (takes weeks in this case; clue: major bruising and area is LOOSE). Mostly rest, some support (stirrup brace) anti-inflammatories. ...Read more

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Ankle ligament tear, what is the recovery time?

Ankle ligament tear, what is the recovery time?

6-12 weeks: It really depends on which ligaments are injured and how badly they are torn. Many ankle ligament injuries heal nonoperatively while others require surgery for stabilization. ...Read more

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How can I help speed up recovery time to my sprained ankle?

How can I help speed up recovery time to my sprained ankle?

Rest, PT: Ankle sprains usually take 6-8 weeks to heal. You can speed it up with ice, rest, bracing and physical therapy but they still take time. ...Read more

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Which has a longer recovery time: ankle replacement surgery or ankle fusion?

Which has a longer recovery time: ankle replacement surgery or ankle fusion?

Depends: Most total ankle replacements require a shorter period of being non weight bearing than ankle fusions. The decision for which of these treatment options is best should not be based on the recovery time but rather factors such as age, size, functional demands, etc. ...Read more

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What is the best and worse case scenerio for treatment & recovery time of a bursted bursa sac in an ankle. ?

What is the best and worse case scenerio for treatment & recovery time of a bursted bursa sac in an ankle.  ?

Rehab vs. surgery: Best case- 3-4 days of of rest, ice, compression and elevation (RICE) Then 1-2 weeks of rehab. Worse case -surgical excision of the bursal sac ...Read more

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Does having screws and a plate put into fractured ankle increase recovery time?

Does having screws and a plate put into fractured ankle increase recovery time?

No: It should actually decrease healing time. The screws and plates are preventing any shifting of the bone. ...Read more

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