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Recovering from surgery on ankle. In walking boot. Can walk.How long before swelling goes down? No damage to joint or surrounding muscles/ligament

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Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry

In brief: A Swell Ankle.

Recovering from ankle surgery can be unpredictable.
Your age and type of surgery as well the extent of what was performed during surgery will all have an effect on your recovery time. The swelling, either pre or post operative, can linger on for some time. Your surgeon should provide you with the various ways to deal with it,

In brief: A Swell Ankle.

Recovering from ankle surgery can be unpredictable.
Your age and type of surgery as well the extent of what was performed during surgery will all have an effect on your recovery time. The swelling, either pre or post operative, can linger on for some time. Your surgeon should provide you with the various ways to deal with it,
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