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 Re: Poll: Anyone Feel 100% Normal???
AndreaB    6:55am May 28 2018

Other than my hero ASR, I think very few people truly feel 100% back to normal again. However, that doesn't mean that your "new" normal will be bad or in any way limiting to what you want to do.

Years ago I broke one of my fingers very badly. My hand surgeon told me "It's never going to be exactly the same again, but you won't notice or care." At the time I thought that was crazy, but he was exactly right. I feel the same about my leg.

I had a very bad two leg injury with a severe tri-mal fracture of my right ankle. It was a long, hard recovery. But today there are few days when I even notice that my legs are in any way different. I walk as long as I want without issue, ride my horses, etc. Yes - sometimes I feel a twinge or two (but as I age this happens in most of my joints!) and I probably won't try to run a marathon (wouldn't have before this happened anyway). But day to day I am doing all the things I love, pain free, without limitation.

So just focus on your recovery and in a couple of years you'll be amazed at how far you've come. Good luck.

4/2/15 Right ankle trimalleolar fracture with syndesmosis, severe sprain of left ankle
4/3/15 ORIF 2 plates 12 screws (including two syndesmosis screws).
6/25/15 Syndesmosis screws removed, WBAT
6/29/15 Started PT
9/17/15 First unaided steps!

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