Back To Forum Print Thread. @1999-2020 Slowtwitch, Inc., and Slowtwitch.comReproduction of material from any Slowtwitch.com pagewithout written permission is strictly prohibited. 0 comment. After my Microfracture, I was totally non-weight bearing for almost ten weeks. JavaScript is disabled. This forum has really helped me come to an understanding of my ankle, and hopefully I can pay it forward. ... We want the forums to be a useful resource for our users but it is important to remember that the forums are not moderated or reviewed by doctors and so you should not rely on opinions or advice given by other users in respect of any healthcare matters. References 1. October 2017. Recovery went well until returning to running and activity 8-12 months post op. Any cells can help but the most common choices at our institute have been bone marrow aspirate, platelet rich plasma (PRP) and amniotic cells. Thanks, Comments. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5382233/, VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. Why would you drill a lesion without at least putting cells into the ankle to help with healing? It was too big for microfracture and the doctor didn't feel it was a good option for my condition. The original problems started 4 years ago when I twisted my ankle badly playing football. RebeccaM. In the middle of a run, my ankle lit on fire with sharp pain. I had a big hole in the trochlea on each knee and ended up needing to get a cartilage graft. alh. The long-term effectiveness of the technique in these other joints is unknown. Hard cast for first two weeks, 7 weeks post-op non-weight bearing and have been doing a combination of physiotherapy and acupuncture (helped A LOT with swelling) for the last 8 weeks. I had my microfracture procedure on 7/2. Have you been cleared to play by all your docs and your PT? Arthroscopic ankle surgery is often called "scoping the ankle" or arthroscopy. I don't know much about ankle injuries, but soccer is a pretty demanding game on the body - especially on the ankle. How to limit weight on the area of the microfracture depends on the location of the injury. From what I understand, it's going to be a few months later before I start to know the efficacy of it, since it depends on the clot turning into fibro-cartilage over time and the shaping/security of it while it does so. Also if they have to break your tibia to get to it and are still only going to microfracture it, I would definitely be leary. 0. Get another opinion, I've treated 100s of OCDs and microfracturing doesn't have the greatest success. There are many folks here who have had a microfracture procedure done---my OS did it on me and told me that it would not be a permanent fix. Calf muscle pull or tear? Microfracture also called microfracture surgery, is a articular cartilage repair surgical technique performed to promote the healing of damaged cartilage with the use of stem cells (progenitor cells of the body) that works by creating tiny fractures in the underlying bone. A forum community dedicated to Mountain Bike owners and enthusiasts. Meanwhile, Dallas receiver Terry Glenn decided against a microfracture that would have ended his season and possibly his career, opting instead to try another arthroscopy on his right knee. On August 4, 2011 I had surgery on my ankle. To view all forums, post or create a new thread, ... Arthrotomy was performed at the ankle and the ankle joint was entered with the patient's foot held in dorsiflexion and inversion. Is this unlisted? J Bone Joint Surg Am. So she referred me to the best ankle doctor in the region, who is also a DPM. My Experience With Ankle Ligament And Chondral Lesion Repair (Brostrom And Microfracture Surgery) ... (Brostrom procedure) and also fix the chondral defect via microfracture surgery. 2012: I had a particularly bad ankle sprain playing soccer. ... At one point I took a chunk out of the cartilage on my talus bone. (Jacksonville's Marcus Stroud is another notable player returning from microfracture, though in this case the procedure was on his ankle, not on the knee as with the vast majority of patients.) Sep 2005;87(9):1911-1920. Late June of 2012 I stepped on a guy's foot while playing basketball (just running down the court, not landing from a jump). 2923 N California Ave Suite 300 Chicago, IL 60618 Phone: (847) 247-4000 720 Florsheim Drive Libertyville, IL 60048 Phone: (847) 247-4000 Microfracture is a technique that can be used to treat an articular cartilage injury or defect that exposes bone. Received a 3-series shot of synvisc. Saved my life. Professional Services Coding Forum; Forums & Talk Group; Need help with Microfracture CPT for first metatarsal head. To achieve this, microfracture has emerged as an effective tool to kick-start the body into restoring a cartilage like material naturally in the damaged area. Microfracture surgery was done first a couple years ago. Womens. The doc said I’d be on the trainor before I could walk but I couldn’t get much more out of him. Esme. Ankle fusion. 2013: I underwent a microfracture surgery for the lesion. The original problems started 4 years ago when I twisted my ankle badly playing football. I agree with some other posters that success is considered a reduction in symptoms, and not necessarily good as new. Bella Cullen Guest. All I can recommend is be patient. I did not run on my ankle for an additional 6 months until I had my full strength back. This allows a small telescope and instruments to be placed inside the ankle. No. It's October - go swim (monthly fish thread), For the Fish: Ankle Flexibility and Kick Free vs Back. Moderate: Depending on the fracture shape, usually screws, maybe a plate are used to reduce and stabilize the fracture. I. Basically I tore away some of the cartilage and they repaired it by drilling into the bone underneath. Various authors cite ranges of non-weightbearing from one week to three months after microfracture surgery to the talus. Ankle Arthroscopy with Microfracture Precautions: The patient will be splinted to restrict ROM. This forum has really helped me come to an understanding of my ankle, and hopefully I can pay it forward. Phase I (1 – 5 days post-op) • Wound care: Observe for signs of infection and begin scar management techniques when incision is closed. Physiotherapy plays a crucial role in rehabilitation and recovery following knee microfracture surgery. Thanks so much for your reply. When the microfracture is o… Knee microfracture is about a 20 year old orthopedic surgery technique that’s commonly used during knee arthroscopy to treat small holes in the cartilage. Notices. Therapeutic arthroscopy with microfracture leads to fibrocartilaginous repair and is an effective treatment of osteochondral lesions of the talus. The microfracture had failed. Fracture de fatigue : comment la reconnaître et la traiter ? 3. I can't have been the first, and wont be the last.... but having gone over on my ankle on New Years Day, and broken the bottom bit of the fibula, I am about to reach the 6 week point that seems to mark a return to normal. Any cells can help but the most common choices at our institute have been bone marrow aspirate, platelet rich plasma (PRP) and amniotic cells. Recovery went well until returning to running and activity 8-12 months post op. My flexibility in the ankle is not 100% either. I didn't walk on for atleast 8-10 weeks. Hopefully it is successful. The microfracture had failed. 0. Tri. I had arthroscopic surgery on my right ankle for synovitis. The surgeon literally pokes holes in the knee bone of the cartilage hole trying to prompt bleeding of the bone marrow into the area. Only problem is that now I've got some stage one arthritis where they did the surgery. Good luck. Official Giant Trinity Advanced Owners Thread, New Giant Trinity Advanced Hydration and Bento, 2016 Giant Trinity Advanced Pro Cable Issues, Official 12th Annual 2018/19 Slowtwitch 100/100 Run Challenge Thread, 2018/19 100 Runs in 100 Days Airing of the Grievances Thread, 100 Runs 100 Days 2017-2018 Challenge Thread: Dec 15-Mar 23. Late June of 2012 I stepped on a guy's foot while playing basketball (just running down the court, not landing from a jump). Knee microfracture surgery is a common method used for cartilage repair. 0. I have flat foot for 10 years, now my ankle had a pain infection, I am waiting for a microfracture surgrey. Osteochondral defect of the talus treated by fresh osteochondral allograft transplantation. This forum has really helped me come to an understanding of my ankle, and hopefully I can pay it forward. i am now just over 5 weeks post op. The patient's osteochondral defect in the posterolateral aspect of the talus was identified. Following a debridement to remove the old and damaged cartilage, an orthopaedic surgeon makes several small … This forum has really helped me come to an understanding of my ankle, and hopefully I can pay it forward. I had an ankle arthroscopy in Feb 2012 and the surgeon discovered scar tissue (possible from the first injury) as well as cartilage damage. You're a surgeon? I had it on my ankle with arthroscopic surgery to fix a defect caused by a chipped bone that eventually screwed up the joint of the Talas and Femur. Late June of 2012 I stepped on a guy's foot while playing basketball (just running down the court, not landing from a jump). The amount of weight put on the area of microfracture must be limited.2 This allows the cells to grow in develop in the area that underwent the microfracture treatment. Come join the discussion about bike parts, components, deals, performance, modifications, classifieds, trails, troubleshooting, maintenance, and more! By attracting stem cells to the treatment area, PRF works to heal the torn cartilage, reduce inflammation, and ease the pain. Cet article a été consulté 31 002 fois. My cartilage was fine but the surgery recovery time was more like 6 months. They drill minute holes in and around the damaged cartilage in the joints. C. coderguy1939 Triathlon Forum. Gross AE, Agnidis Z, Hutchinson CR. There are various methods of treatment, the main two being bone marrow stimulation through microfracture surgery or cartilage implantation through allograft or autograft methods. 1. I've heard mixed results and a lot of it depends on where it is at. After many a misdiagnosis and … Login required to post replies. Doral MN, Bilge O, Batmaz G et al. Microfracture is a technique that can be used to treat an articular cartilage injury or defect that exposes bone. Late June of 2012 I stepped on a guy's foot while playing basketball (just running down the court, not landing from a jump). What Should You Do When Drilling and/or Microfracture Fails? AOFAS/AOSSM Combined Session . I've seen an ankle surgeon and two sports doctors (the Drs were pretty clueless when it came to surgical options and didn't seem to have any better suggestions). Illiac Artery Endofibrosis - I've got it. Treatment of osteochondral lesions of the talus with microfracture technique and post opérative injection. Elle nécessite l'immobilisation (parfois un plâtre) voire l'opération et le temps de guérison est plus ou moins long selon les cas. Battle of the frames: Felt IA 10 vs IA 1? They had to take a whole area of cartilage out because it was damaged so bad. To view all forums, post or create a new thread, you must be an AAPC Member. Why would you drill a lesion without at least putting cells into the ankle to help with healing? I read that Cory Martinez had a microfracture in his knee and he's still riding. Senior member: Joined: 02 Oct 2012, 20:39 Posts: 127 Has thanked: 2 times Been thanked: 5 times Just wondering if anyone has had this surgery and successfully got back to competitive table tennis? 0. An orthopaedic surgeon is competent in all orthopaedic issues and can specialize in ankle issues. San Diego, California . Preventing Iliac Artery Endofibrosis - Cycling Overuse Injuries. Patients formed less scar tissue and more “normal” cartilage. I had my microfracture for a posterio medial talar dome leasion of 11 x 6 mm three years ago (7/31/09). This is performed most often in the knee (it can be used in the elbow, hip, ankle … Need a Doctor in the LA/SD area who specializes in Endurance Athletes... 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