What advice do you have for someone considering ankle reconstruction?

Type. What type of reconstruction are you considering? The procedures are widely varied but the most important bits of advice that can be applied to all: follow you surgeons pre and post operative instructions, ask questions before your surgery, if you every have concerns communicate with your physician.
Several items. Have a long discussion with your doctor about the pros and cons of the surgery and what wil hopefully be achieved from the surgery. Discuss recovery time and rehab process.