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I rolled my ankle about 6 weeks ago and it is still tender.
second opinion] I rolled my ankle about 6 weeks ago and it is still tender. I have been wearing an ace bandage and a brace. Is this normal for it to still not be healed this long after. I haven't went… read more
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I broke my leg in three places 30 years ago, finish, tibia,
I broke my leg in three places 30 years ago, finish, tibia, bone in my ankle. It healed 1/3 of an inch longer thet I learned about 5 years ago. Is it possible for me to seek surgery to shorten my leg … read more
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I suffered a lateral mallous fracture and have a stable joint. I saw an orthapedic initially and he barely talked or explained to me I was put in a boot nonweight bearing and told to come back in two … read more
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I had ORIF on my left ankle in 2003. I've not had any issues
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I severely fractured my tib/fib i 2005 (hit by a car). In 2009, I broke my foot on the same side. I still have pain when I do weight bearing activity and lots of swelling, even from an elliptical mach… read more
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I broke my ankle 12 years ago and ended up with two plates
Hello my name is***** and I broke my ankle 12 years ago and ended up with two plates and eight screws. The doctor that performed my surgery ended up haveing one screw break and another one is embedded… read more
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