Broken Ankle

I fell dwn stairs and broke my ankle in 2 places, been in plaster for 6 weeks, got it off today!!! FREEDOM!!!

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2 Responses Mar 4, 2009

I to fell down the stairs on January 20th 2012. Broke my ankle in several places. They had to put in an assortment of pins screws and a plate. I've had my cast off now for 3 weeks. I'm still using a walker but can put a considerable amount of weight on it but can't walk without the walker. My biggest problem seems to be the swelling. Goes down overnight but comes right back when the foot hits the floor. I'll be going to therapy hopefully starting next week. Would like to converse with others that are going through the same, maybe get some ideas that might speed up the healing process.<br />
How are things going with you. Are you taking therapy, any swelling problems, can you walk yet???<br />
thanks ..... Brian214

I to fell down the stairs on January 20th 2012. Broke my ankle in several places. They had to put in an assortment of pins screws and a plate. I've had my cast off now for 3 weeks. I'm still using a walker but can put a considerable amount of weight on it but can't walk without the walker. My biggest problem seems to be the swelling. Goes down overnight but comes right back when the foot hits the floor. I'll be going to therapy hopefully starting next week. Would like to converse with others that are going through the same, maybe get some ideas that might speed up the healing process.<br />
How are things going with you. Are you taking therapy, any swelling problems, can you walk yet???<br />
thanks ..... Brian214