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Slipped on ice in February, broke Ankle! Not happy

Posted by Steph on March 23, 2015 at 8:17pm 3 Comments

Getting out of vehicle February 2, 2015 around 6pm slipped, fell hard and broke ankle. I knew it broke, heard it and pain was unbearable. Had a boot on at first, 2 days after first fall tripped fell again made ankle worse. One week later 2-9-15 had surgery. Have a plate and 7 screws. 2 weeks after surgery got the staples out and a cast put on. 2 weeks later almost fell again tried to catch myself with cast leg and it got wet. Had to have a new one put on. I now have one week left and the cast… Continue

Six months since fracture

Posted by dahman on March 20, 2015 at 7:13pm 0 Comments

My ankle is healing well. The bones are solidifying as seen on the x-rays. Because I am 55 yo, I will not be having the hardware removed. I am back to work as of beginning of the year. I do not carry any weight as part of my job. I do walk over 10,000 steps per day as measured by my pedometer. All is good and pain free. I bought a $200+ pair of nine-inch work boots and I lace them pretty tight. This is important as I can work all day without an issue.

The other day, I filled in as a…

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After over a year I might be starting all over again :(

Posted by Kendra Tennille on March 17, 2015 at 2:23pm 0 Comments

I broke by ankle on December 14, ( bimalleolar fracture of the right ankle)  I had surgery on December 15th then another on December 27th 2013. Last week I was getting out of bed and my ankle gave way and I had a horrible pain shoot up my leg. I sit on the bed and call the Dr. I was seen that after noon…

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Stress Fracture

Posted by John Lupo on March 14, 2015 at 1:05pm 1 Comment

I have been having pain in my right foot and recently went to the doctors. I had X-rays and was told it was a stress fracture and was placed in a walking boot. Has anyone else experienced this?

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Steph commented on Steph's blog post Slipped on ice in February, broke Ankle! Not happy
"Cast is off and boot is on!"
12 hours ago
Steph posted a status
"My leg seems to be swelling up a lot? Is that normal ? I'm suppose to get cast off tomorrow . Very tired of the pain!"
Sunday
Steph left a comment for mr.cee
"I'm ok. Just really tired of dealing with this ankle! How r u?"
Sunday
Steph and mr.cee are now friends
Sunday
Steph commented on Steph's blog post Slipped on ice in February, broke Ankle! Not happy
"Can't wait to take a shower with out the cast!!"
Thursday
dahman commented on Steph's blog post Slipped on ice in February, broke Ankle! Not happy
"I assume you will go in a CAM boot after the cast is removed. I wore the CAM boot after my cast was removed. I was still forbidden to put any weight on the broken ankle. I enjoyed doing Range-of-motion exercises. And taking a nice shower (without…"
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Slipped on ice in February, broke Ankle! Not happy

Getting out of vehicle February 2, 2015 around 6pm slipped, fell hard and broke ankle. I knew it broke, heard it and pain was unbearable. Had a boot on at first, 2 days after first fall tripped fell again made ankle worse. One week later 2-9-15 had surgery. Have a plate and 7 screws. 2 weeks after surgery got the staples out and a cast put on. 2 weeks later almost fell again tried to catch myself with cast leg and it got wet. Had to have a new one put on. I now have one week left and the cast…See More
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dahman posted a blog post

Six months since fracture

My ankle is healing well. The bones are solidifying as seen on the x-rays. Because I am 55 yo, I will not be having the hardware removed. I am back to work as of beginning of the year. I do not carry any weight as part of my job. I do walk over 10,000 steps per day as measured by my pedometer. All is good and pain free. I bought a $200+ pair of nine-inch work boots and I lace them pretty tight. This is important as I can work all day without an issue.The other day, I filled in as a worker on…See More
Mar 21
peejay is now a member of Broken Leg treatment recovery support group.
Mar 19
broken leg boy commented on John Lupo's blog post Stress Fracture
"Hey John, i am sorry to hear about that, but be happy that the stress fracture not broke all in a sudden when you were walking somewhere, that had been much worse. So take your time let it heal and after enjoy walking again :-) Best wisches BLB"
Mar 18
broken leg boy updated their profile
Mar 18
Kendra Tennille posted a blog post

After over a year I might be starting all over again :(

I broke by ankle on December 14, ( bimalleolar fracture of the right ankle)  I had surgery on December 15th then another on December 27th 2013. Last week I was getting out of bed and my ankle gave way and I had a horrible pain shoot up my leg. I sit on the bed and call the Dr. I was seen that after noon and at first they told me that it was a sprain and put me in a boot UHG!! He also sent me to have an X-ray to make sure that there were no fractures and to make sure that all of the hardware was…See More
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Mar 17
Jo posted a status
"I broke my tibia & Fibula 7 weeks ago & I've been told I can now full weight bear. I was looking to go swimming did anyone find this helped?"
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