anyone else out there have a failed ankle fusion? I’m looking for information on treatment options, etc.
Interested in more discussions like this? Go to the Joint Replacements group.
I had a auto accident and my elbow shattered into pieces. The DR said it crumbled more when he placed a plate with screws. I have lost a great deal of function, Limited use and some pain. The bones in the ankle are likened to a puzzle. It sometimes does not go back into place. Eventually it will form a callus of calcium around the bone and it fuses on its own. You need to exercise that foot so it does not freeze. Hope that helps
Get an ankle replacement………….Had mine 2 years ago…10 weeks on crutches then some PT………absolutely pain free!
Jump to this post
who did the surgery? which mayo?
Connect with thousands of patients and caregivers for support and answers.
Already have an account? Sign In