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Why Might The Bottom Of My Foot Be Numb After Total Ankle Replacement Surgery
I recently had a total ankle replacement done (2.5 wks ago) and I was wondering if smoking small amounts of medical marijuana would hinder healing?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fair to good results: Most published reports related to total ankle arthroplasty have a fair to poor-quality level of evidence. Comparative studies with a fair to good-quality level of evidence suggest that total ankle arthroplasty provides equal pain relief and possibly improved function compared with other procedures. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What can cause severe pain 1yr after total knee replacement surgery?My mother has numbness in foot and knee. Sometimes swelling. Thanks
Varies: There are multiple possibilities, but one general way to look at it is either there is something wrong with the knee replacement surgery outcome, or your mother has another condition causing pain in that area. The most common "other" cause is a condition calked spinal stenosis, which is essentially a pinched nerve in the back that can cause leg pain and numbness. ...Read more
I have tingling and a numb feeling in my feet and up my right leg, also a sore ankle. Post hip replacement at christmastime, this is making walking d?
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