Posted by Lin
on October 25, 2000 at 19:12:41:
In Reply to: Ankle Fusion posted by Dolly on September 24, 2000 at 23:22:14:
: I was in an accident on3/13/00 I had surgery on my left knee cap as it was fractured, also on my
: left ankle which was crushed. The ankle was fused so I have no movement there. My question is will I ever be able to walk in a notmal fashion? Is there any way to get rid of the swelling?
: I am wearing elastic stocking, and walking with a rocker sole shoe, but I can't see that either one
: is helping. I understand that just because this guy couldn't wait a few seconds before he turned in front of me, that my life will never be as it was.
: I need to hear from others who have been thru this, and any advice would be greatly appreicated.
Have you ever checked into ankle replacement? I'm still looking into it, but only one I found that seems to be the best is called Buechel-Pappas. Can't give you any other info. I need to decide soon too.