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What are good exercises to do after ankle surgery?

What are good exercises to do after ankle surgery?

See suggestion: Simple up and down range of motion/ up and down exercise. After four weeks follow this be stationary bike exercise. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
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Ankle Surgery (Definition)

Treatment of pathology of the joint formed by the articulation of the tibia, talus and fibula by procedures by that involve ...Read more


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I'm on light bearing due to ankle surgery but mean while my thighs have given away i need to have thigh exercise?

I'm on light bearing due to ankle surgery but mean while my thighs have given away i need to have thigh exercise?

Physical therapy: Pain and alterations in gait due to using crutches can bring on symptoms like this. Your physical therapist can evaluate and treat this type of weakness. They will advise to see your doc if they think there is something more to your complaints that needs evaluation like a nerve/spine problem. ...Read more

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Is there foot and ankle surgery for fallen arches? I've had fallen arches my entire life. I enjoy hiking, but notice that my ankles really swell from the constant pounding even with good arch supports. Would foot and ankle surgery be a possible option to

Is there foot and ankle surgery for fallen arches? I've had fallen arches my entire life. I enjoy hiking, but notice that my ankles really swell from the constant pounding even with good arch supports. Would foot and ankle surgery be a possible option to

Flat feet: If ankle braces and orthotics have not helped then i would recommend foot surgery. There is various types of foot surgery that can lift or reconstruct an arch. I would recommend talking with your foot and ankle specialist or a foot fellow orthopedist to discuss various surgeries that could benefit you. ...Read more

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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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Could i request an ankle surgery?

Could i request an ankle surgery?

Have: Your primary physician in tx refer you to a surgeon to see if is indicated. ...Read more

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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

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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