Update on ankle

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Smig100
Smig100 Member Posts: 26
edited 25. Jul 2014, 06:36 in Living with Arthritis archive
Had cast taken off and stitches taken out and air boot put on .been told can 50per cent weight bear.go back in four weeks for X-ray if ok will be able to fully weight bear. I am so happy only had the op on 7th of July .i can even take air boot off to sleep.this ankle replacement is mending miles faster than the fusion I had in 2012.the ankle has healed nicely.

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  • Slosh
    Slosh Member Posts: 3,194
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Great news. Must be a relief to be able to take the airboot off to sleep in this hot weather.
    He did not say you will not be storm tossed, you will not be sore distressed, you will not be work weary. He said you will not be overcome.
    Julian of Norwich
  • stickywicket
    stickywicket Member Posts: 27,730
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Oh that's lovely, smig. I'm very pleased for you. It will come as good news to others in the same boat so thanks for sharing it :D
    If at first you don't succeed, then skydiving definitely isn't for you.
    Steven Wright
  • dreamdaisy
    dreamdaisy Member Posts: 31,520
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    I am pleased for you, it sounds to be going well. Resist the temptation to become too active too quickly! :wink: DD
    Have you got the despatches? No, I always walk like this. Eddie Braben