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Triple Arthrodesis Complications
Also called an arthrodesis. The porpose of a joint fusion is to stop motion of the joint. The joint surfaces are removed and some type of fixation may be added. The boney surfaces heal to each other essentially making one bone where there used to be two separated by the joint. A fusion may be done fr pain, deformity, weakness or dysfunction. Fusions are permanent but they can ...Read more
I recently had a triple arthrodesis. I know I lost side to side motion. Are there certain activities that I'll no longer be able to do?
I received a triple arthrodesis in 2009 after numerous unsuccessful surgeries in 2008. The swelling and pain today limits me/30 minutes walking/standi?
57 YO male with 6th surgery on R ankle (since injury in 1995) being Triple Arthrodesis one year ago. Continued pain at level 9-10. Another surgery?
Rough time...: You must have had some pretty bad injury to have to go through all that you did. Since I don't know all the details of the past 19 years, if you haven't yet, get another opinion with a physician that deals a lot with foot/ankle trauma. A fresh set of eyes may help. Good luck... ...Read more
Should I still be having pain five months after triple arthrodesis with proximal tibial bone graft?
Varies: It varies somewhat. You can get better after such a surgery for even 6-12 months. I would certainly let your surgeon know. Reasons patients might ultimately have pain despite a triple arthrodesis include the existence of other potential causes of pain in the foot, or a surgical complication such as a nonunion. ...Read more
Varies: It varies somewhat from patient to patient, and also by surgeons preference, but usually in the area of 8-12 weeks. ...Read more
I recently had a MRI on my ankle due to chronic pain and swelling on the lateral side. I'm a 59 y/o female. 13 yrs ago i had a triple arthrodesis after a severe calcaneal fracture. The MRI shows the peroneal tendons are dislocated, impingement, and degene
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