Re: ankle arthroscopy/external fixator

You are certainly on the extreme end of ankle problems. An ankle fusion would be a strong possibility. If you are ot sure or do not understand the post op follow up, you should write down your questions and ask away.
I offer patients a brace when a fusion is not an option. An example is a fixed Richie type ankle brace. This would lock the ankle so no motion occurs. If one finds wearing a brace objectionable, then so be it and proceed with surgery.

Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on December 11, 2005 at 22:02:24:

In Reply to: ankle arthroscopy/external fixator posted by M.M on December 11, 2005 at 16:20:37:

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