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2nd surgery and now screws 60 days post-op are bothering me! I was wondering how long the re-cope time is for this then?

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I just had my first ASTYM treatment and it was pretty intense and painful, has anyone else had this type of treatment? If so, did it work for you? Thanks, Ang

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In the last ten years I’ve had surgery eight times on my right ankle. Most of them were ligament reconstructions and finally a complete ankle fusion. Making the decision to fuse my ankle was one ...

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I had my ankle fused 7 years ago. Sketchers shape ups make my fused ankle pain free. Last summer I walked the entire Vegas strip no problem! Try them it's unbelievable!

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In the last ten years I’ve had surgery eight times on my right ankle. Most of them were ligament reconstructions and finally a complete ankle fusion. Making the decision to fuse my ankle was one ...

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I fell in Aug 2010 and broke my right ankle. The first surgery plates and pins, 2nd to remove a plate due to infection under it. My 3rd surgery was to cut the ankle bones so they could be fused ...

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i will be undergoing a ankle fusion (R) on the 31 st january 2011 i understand the operatioanal jargon and procedures (i think ) and i am very nervous . What i need to know is driving a car ...

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In January of 2009, I fell from a ladder and suffered a catastrophic open-bone fracture of my talus. Not only was the talus shattered, but I immediately developed a serious infection and ...

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I fell in Aug 2010 and broke my right ankle. The first surgery plates and pins, 2nd to remove a plate due to infection under it. My 3rd surgery was to cut the ankle bones so they could be fused ...

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2nd surgery and now screws 60 days post-op are bothering me! I was wondering how long the re-cope time is for this then?

angmares commented on pabeach's post Anyone in the ankle fusion community ever have to go back in after surgery to have screws removed?

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I fell in Aug 2010 and broke my right ankle. The first surgery plates and pins, 2nd to remove a plate due to infection under it. My 3rd surgery was to cut the ankle bones so they could be fused ...

angmares commented on shill957's post How do I walk?

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2nd surgery and now screws 60 days post-op are bothering me! I was wondering how long the re-cope time is for this then?

angmares commented on pabeach's post Anyone in the ankle fusion community ever have to go back in after surgery to have screws removed?

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I fell in Aug 2010 and broke my right ankle. The first surgery plates and pins, 2nd to remove a plate due to infection under it. My 3rd surgery was to cut the ankle bones so they could be fused ...

angmares commented on shill957's post How do I walk?

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2nd surgery and now screws 60 days post-op are bothering me! I was wondering how long the re-cope time is for this then?

angmares commented on pabeach's post Anyone in the ankle fusion community ever have to go back in after surgery to have screws removed?

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2nd surgery and now screws 60 days post-op are bothering me! I was wondering how long the re-cope time is for this then?

angmares commented on pabeach's post Anyone in the ankle fusion community ever have to go back in after surgery to have screws removed?

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In the last ten years I’ve had surgery eight times on my right ankle. Most of them were ligament reconstructions and finally a complete ankle fusion. Making the decision to fuse my ankle was one ...

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I am recoping from a failed ankle fusion last year which resulted in a full triple fusion this year. I am as of the 13th(Dec) 60 days post op. I will have no motion in my left ankle. If anyone ...

angmares commented on pabeach's post Has anyone had a triple arthodesis on their ankle and how are you getting along?

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After an accident 13 years ago I had an ex-fix for 3 months and then casts for 3 years. I had almost doubbled the predicted time until fusion, but had to succumb when the arthritis went past end ...

angmares commented on ness' post Ankle fusion pain

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After an accident 13 years ago I had an ex-fix for 3 months and then casts for 3 years. I had almost doubbled the predicted time until fusion, but had to succumb when the arthritis went past end ...

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I had ankle fusion surgery on my left ankle in Dec of 2007 after suffering from arthritis in my ankles. I just thought I'd see if there are others on here who have been through the same thing.

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I had ankle fusion surgery on my left ankle in Dec of 2007 after suffering from arthritis in my ankles. I just thought I'd see if there are others on here who have been through the same thing.

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I just had my first ASTYM treatment and it was pretty intense and painful, has anyone else had this type of treatment? If so, did it work for you? Thanks, Ang

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Today would have been my nephew Erik's 14th birthday, he lost his battle to leukemia last September. I know that time heals that heart but it's really hurting today. We miss him daily and ...

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After an accident 13 years ago I had an ex-fix for 3 months and then casts for 3 years. I had almost doubbled the predicted time until fusion, but had to succumb when the arthritis went past end ...

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I already have an ankle fusion and was intrigued by this new procedure. Has anyone else with an ankle fusion heard about this new this new S.T.A.R treatment options? If so, what do you think ...

Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement (STAR) Approved by FDA and Ankle Fusion

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I just had my first ASTYM treatment and it was pretty intense and painful, has anyone else had this type of treatment? If so, did it work for you? Thanks, Ang

ASTYM System - Has Anyone Had This Type of Treatment?

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In the last ten years I’ve had surgery eight times on my right ankle. Most of them were ligament reconstructions and finally a complete ankle fusion. Making the decision to fuse my ankle was one ...

angmares commented on angmares' post Ankle Fusion - I Know I’m Not Alone

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Today would have been my nephew Erik's 14th birthday, he lost his battle to leukemia last September. I know that time heals that heart but it's really hurting today. We miss him daily and ...

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Today would have been my nephew Erik's 14th birthday, he lost his battle to leukemia last September. I know that time heals that heart but it's really hurting today. We miss him daily and ...

Support after losing a loved one to cancer

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I had ankle fusion surgery on my left ankle in Dec of 2007 after suffering from arthritis in my ankles. I just thought I'd see if there are others on here who have been through the same thing.

angmares commented on mmmkkk0406's post Ankle Fusion

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I had ankle fusion surgery on my left ankle in Dec of 2007 after suffering from arthritis in my ankles. I just thought I'd see if there are others on here who have been through the same thing.

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I signed up because I was reading about others who have had the ankle bone fusion. I had mine 1 week ago, 9-12-2008. I noticed Jennifer had one in June and wondering how she is doing as well as ...

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EmpowHer's Director of News and Media Todd Hartley will be attending the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (http://www.aaos.org) conference in Las Vegas this week and is available to get ...

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In the last ten years I’ve had surgery eight times on my right ankle. Most of them were ligament reconstructions and finally a complete ankle fusion. Making the decision to fuse my ankle was one ...

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In the last ten years I’ve had surgery eight times on my right ankle. Most of them were ligament reconstructions and finally a complete ankle fusion. Making the decision to fuse my ankle was one ...

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Hi, Does rheumatoid arthritis lead to bone fusion? Thank, Ang

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Hi, Does rheumatoid arthritis lead to bone fusion? Thank, Ang

Rheumatoid Arthritis & Bone Fusions

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In the last ten years I’ve had surgery eight times on my right ankle. Most of them were ligament reconstructions and finally a complete ankle fusion. Making the decision to fuse my ankle was one ...

angmares commented on angmares' post Ankle Fusion - I Know I’m Not Alone

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In the last ten years I’ve had surgery eight times on my right ankle. Most of them were ligament reconstructions and finally a complete ankle fusion. Making the decision to fuse my ankle was one ...

angmares commented on angmares' post Ankle Fusion - I Know I’m Not Alone

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Airborne just lost a law suit for $30 Million dollars. The claim being that there is no science behind the product. No testing, clinical trials etc... They say it can't possible ward off colds or ...

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I live in Mexico and I have many friends who have hormonal problems but they dont read English.

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In the last ten years I’ve had surgery eight times on my right ankle. Most of them were ligament reconstructions and finally a complete ankle fusion. Making the decision to fuse my ankle was one ...

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I was just told today by a very close friend of mine to take my temperature in the morning before I get out of bed. She said it would help me detect a thyroid disorder. Has anyone ever heard of ...

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I had ankle fusion surgery on my left ankle in Dec of 2007 after suffering from arthritis in my ankles. I just thought I'd see if there are others on here who have been through the same thing.

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In the last ten years I’ve had surgery eight times on my right ankle. Most of them were ligament reconstructions and finally a complete ankle fusion. Making the decision to fuse my ankle was one ...

Ankle Fusion - I Know I’m Not Alone

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Have you found an alternative or complementary treatment that works better than conventional treatments? Share your stories.

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