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Old 02-21-2013, 06:10 PM   #14
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: new braunfels, tx usa
Posts: 53
guinivere HB User
Re: To have surgery or not

Well, I.was just saying that I have had many things but with the lower extremity, I had more breaks than could be counted. I had plates, screw, pins, and artificial bone. My tendons and ligaments were laying on the bottom of my foot. My first surgery was 8 hours and the second was 4. I developed anxiety and claustrophobia from the Intenseness of it all. The people that kept saying it was so painful were really scaring me. Now that I know that it is pain for the few days afterwards, I can totally deal with that. My doc used the term competitive level. Then he said, "meaning that you can go 100%.