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lisa v

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failed ankle fusion

Posted by @lisav, Nov 27, 2011

anyone else out there have a failed ankle fusion? I’m looking for information on treatment options, etc.

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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!

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