months after the first operation, the bones were declared completely healed by my doctor after he reviewed the x-ray result.Read More
On the 2nd day of the new year, about 4 months after my ankle surgery, I was back into the pool when I was sure the wound from the second operation had healed completely. Swimming was the mildest exercise I could think of to help me get back in shape.Read More
On December 6, about 14 weeks after my ankle surgery, I went through a minor operation to remove the long screw that had been put in to stabilize my tibia and fibula. The doctor told me that this was done usually between 12 to 16 weeks post operation. The rest, 6 shorter screws and a plate, stayed in for the time being.Read More
3 days after obtaining the green light on full weight bearing, I returned to work. What a nice feeling of just being in the flowing crowds at the start of a day again! Even the loud noise of Hong Kong traffic sounds pleasant.Read More
My big day came at my doctor's visit 6 weeks after operation. He allowed full weight bearing (FWB)!! So theoretically I could put my full body weight on my injured leg now and start walking.Read More
Today I decided to write about my ankle fracture and the recovery from it. I know from my own experience that any information or comments from people in the similar situation could be a support or a comfort in our hard efforts toward becoming normal again.
On Aug 26, I broke my right ankle...Read More