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Well, my two year anniversary has come and gone!
I saw my surgeon exactly two years to the date after I slipped on the ice and ruined my ankle. He took some x-rays and usual, and the big news is that there is some narrowing of the joint, so looks like post-traumatic arthritis will be in my future! I was advised to avoid any impact sports (hello, swimming pool), avoid inflammatory foods, lose weight if I can, and once the pain starts, I can go in for an arthroscopic…Continue
Hello, I am one month post op after breaking my tib/fib at my ankle. A plate and screws were utilized and the Anesthesia folks used a double dose nerve block behind my knee as well as a general. Out of the blue I will get a terrible shooting pain originating behind my knee and shoots up the back of my thigh. Anyone else experience this? My next issue is this remove able boot cast that smells like a fish factory. I spray it with gold-bond and air it outdoors daily. I wash my foot and apply…Continue