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Advised surgery for triple arthrodesis from dislocation of foot. How long might be handicapped after surgery?

Hi, I am told i need surgery for Triple arthrodesis, from a dislocation in the foot , how long might I be handicapped for? Basically I pulled my heel out, I heard subtalar and calaneal in the descriptions of the messed up area. Please I am almost a year into this injury and I m stressing over how much pain I still have and how surgery will help or hurt me.
Asked On : Thu, 31 Jan 2013
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this surgery is imperative to you, especially as far as recovering a normal and functional integrity of your foot. Considering the fact it is done a year later, recovery time might be a bit longer. However, rarely exceeds a few months.
Its the best option for you and outcome if well done by an experienced surgeon is usually very good.
Thanks as I hope this helps,
Luchuo, MD.
Answered: Thu, 31 Jan 2013
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