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03-29-22, 12:37 AM
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Posted By zjrog

Two week checkup last week went well. Xrays show...

Two week checkup last week went well. Xrays show everything where they put things. Stitches out, new cast put on. Follow up end of April....
03-09-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,016
Posted By zjrog

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03-07-22, 12:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,016
Posted By zjrog

Life never goes as planned. 5 Oct 2021, my wife,...

Life never goes as planned. 5 Oct 2021, my wife, and broke her knee, non-displaced tibial plataue fracture. She finally felt in better shape at the end of January, went to see the ankle surgeon...
09-23-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,016
Posted By zjrog

I'm 58, had my left knee replaced 11 years ago,...

I'm 58, had my left knee replaced 11 years ago, and my right last October. My Orthopedic took great pains to make things quite equal. My ankle guy is a different surgeon, and has every intention of...
09-22-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,016
Posted By zjrog

OW!!! I climbed Devil's Tower nearly 40 years...

OW!!! I climbed Devil's Tower nearly 40 years ago. I slipped a few times, but never fell. While we didn't discuss a brace in the consult, I will next visit.

Long rides, Other than circumnavigating...
08-19-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,016
Posted By zjrog

Awesome to hear you passed that final xray!! ...

Awesome to hear you passed that final xray!!

I won't be able to wear the AFO brace later on as it matches the deformity of my ankle currently. I hope I don't require any brace for long if at all....
08-17-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,016
Posted By zjrog

I'm in a better health position than I was 3...

I'm in a better health position than I was 3 years ago. Weigh less, in better heart health. I admit to taking things a little on the reckless side as I know the AFO brace won't let me get hurt too...
08-17-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,016
Posted By zjrog

Had my consult yesterday. Went about as expected....

Had my consult yesterday. Went about as expected. He does replacements, but I am not a good candidate. BUT, not why I thought. I have damaged the bottom of the tibia and that would make the implant...
07-25-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,016
Posted By zjrog

BobG I've allowed my weight to crepp up these...

BobG I've allowed my weight to crepp up these past couple months. Only 10 pounds. But I'm envisioning that losing more weight will hopefully make recovery easier. I had gastric sleeve surgery almost...
07-24-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,016
Posted By zjrog

I'll take all the positive news and experiences I...

I'll take all the positive news and experiences I can get!
07-22-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,016
Posted By zjrog

In case anyone was on pins and needles to see how...

In case anyone was on pins and needles to see how this tale progressed... An update.

I hate the AFO brace, but it does what it is meant to and I tolerate it. I can not walk well without it.
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01-19-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,016
Posted By zjrog

An update. A few days ago I had bike fit, through...

An update. A few days ago I had bike fit, through orthopedic physical therapy. Specifically for my current ailments and issues with my ankle, brace and some knee pains. Unlike a professional fitting...
01-04-20, 12:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,016
Posted By zjrog

Had a couple adjustments to my AFO brace today....

Had a couple adjustments to my AFO brace today. Feels so much better now. I had a great discussion about possible replacements when it is time. The guy has 44 years experience, And works with world...
12-20-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,016
Posted By zjrog

I have done just that. A few days in an Air Cast...

I have done just that. A few days in an Air Cast boot...
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It wasn't easy,...
11-20-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,016
Posted By zjrog

Well, that was quick and painless. I got fit for...

Well, that was quick and painless. I got fit for an AFO brace today. I have to wait till nearly Christmas for the brace. After walking on uneven surfaces yesterday at work, I am wondering how the...
11-18-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,016
Posted By zjrog

Complain? What's that? Hahaaaa... My usual...

Complain? What's that? Hahaaaa... My usual response to how am I doing, is I've been better, but I've been a hell of a lot worse...

Not sure if I'm too stubborn or stupid to know when to stay down!...
11-17-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,016
Posted By zjrog

At size 13 shoes, I'm hoping there is enough...

At size 13 shoes, I'm hoping there is enough extra room in my sneakers. My work boots are probably not going to fit then. I bought some Chaco sandals a couple months ago, and pretty sure there will...
11-16-19, 11:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,016
Posted By zjrog

8 years ago, when I broke my back, I thought I'd...

8 years ago, when I broke my back, I thought I'd be needing a tadpole trike. I'm collecting things to build one from Atomic Zombie's website, as a just in case.

I've seen some incredible people,...
11-16-19, 11:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,016
Posted By zjrog

I only use cycling shoes on the trainer. I'm...

I only use cycling shoes on the trainer. I'm terrified of not getting unclipped. Conversely, I always hated toe clips, but might go back to them next spring.

If you are clipped in with the...
11-16-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,016
Posted By zjrog

I'm open to whatever options are available....

I'm open to whatever options are available. Considering the Orthopedic center I'm using is with University of Utah hospital, and caters to some Olympic athletes, I'm sure they will have up to date...
11-16-19, 12:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,016
Posted By zjrog

I really needed to see that tonight, thank you! ...

I really needed to see that tonight, thank you!



The joint replacement is far more invasive, and nowhere as proven as other joint replacements. But that is a discussion I intend to have...
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11-15-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,016
Posted By zjrog

Anyone have their ankle fused?

Long term ankle injury, looking like fusion is in my future. Cycling might become an issue. Thoughts?
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