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Triple Arthrodesis Surgical Procedure Of Right Ankle
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
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 had joint fusion of my ankle following a fracture of tibia and fibia. I've been cleared to walk again, but i'm in pain w/ every step; same as b4 surgery. Is this normal?
Would you recommend surgery to repair rhe following after a severe right ankle inversion 8 months ago? I have done all conservative treatments
In 1999 i had ostyomylites in my right ankle 139 clean out and 169 surgery it healed .But now i'm having problems with it when i walk it severe pain?
Arthritis: Most likely the infection in your ankle has led to arthritis of the ankle joint and that may be what is causing your pain. The other potential could be recurrence of the infection. You should contact your orthopaedic surgeon or find a foot and ankle orthopaedic specialist at aofas.Org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a non displaced fractured fibula about 4 to 6 inches above the right ankle... Is surgery necessary?
I had a surgery on my right ankle since october , its still hurts when i stand for over 45 minutes , wht should I do.Due back to work in two weeks.
Depends: Depends on what you had done. Be honest with your surgeon. Tell the doctor you are not better yet and ask what can be done to advance your healing and get you back to work. ...Read more