i'm just wondering about the healing process after shattering my ankle given 21 screws and blade. i'm 58 yrs, its been 5 month after surgery and i have major swolleing that i cannot wear shoes.. will it ever go away? will i ever walk normal again? i still limp, stiff and major swelling... i can only walk around the house. is this normal? i'm very worried about the future.
I'm a registered and certified orthopedic technologist...so my specialty is really casting, splinting, and fracture care. Just want you to know who you're talking to :) In order to answer your questions I would need more information. What kind of fracture did you have? Was it open, meaning the bone came through the skin? How did you fracture your ankle?
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