About ten years ago I badly fracturedmy lower leg and ankle. Both had to have metal plates or pins inserted during surgery. Apart from a tendency to have swelling in this ankle, it has been relatively trouble free until recently.
Now I am getting a lot of pain on the inside of the ankle, at the ankle bone location.
I don't know if this is due to the pins, or the ankle bone. Any suggestions from anyone who has experienced something similar would be gratefully received.
Well, without a physical evaluation and probably a few tests it would be difficult ot determine the cause of your pain. It could be related to the hardware or could also be a separate issue. Other possibilities may include infections, inflammations, injuries/ tears, degenerations, growths, neurological/ vascular issues etc. I would suggest an evaluation by an orthopedician to look into the possibilities, so that the cause can be identified and appropriately managed.
Hope this helps.
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