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broke ankle 1/13/15

Posted by Elizabeth matzinger on April 24, 2015 at 8:17pm 0 Comments

Broke right ankle 1/13/15 stepped incorrectly on step half toes and foot on half off. no ice , no wet or anything reason guess put too much pressure?? Heard crack then I was on the ground on my drive way .Thought my leg was broke was able to prop it on the left knee I knew it would hurt if it touched the ground .Found my cell and called 911,my daughter-in -law and work. Ambulance people gave me morphine on the ground set ankle and off I went.In the hospital they xrayed and did a fast surgery…

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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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broke ankle 1/13/15

Broke right ankle 1/13/15 stepped incorrectly on step half toes and foot on half off. no ice , no wet or anything reason guess put too much pressure?? Heard crack then I was on the ground on my drive way .Thought my leg was broke was able to prop it on the left knee I knew it would hurt if it touched the ground .Found my cell and called 911,my daughter-in -law and work. Ambulance people gave me morphine on the ground set ankle and off I went.In the hospital they xrayed and did a fast surgery to…See More
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"Feb 2, 25-50% weight bearing. March 16. 100% weight bearing, but can't walk yet. Afraid and still learning. Having p.t. in pool. It helps"
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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!"
Mar 31
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!"
Mar 29
Steph left a comment for mr.cee
"I'm ok. Just really tired of dealing with this ankle! How r u?"
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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!!"
Mar 26
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…"
Mar 26
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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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