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Questions for Your Physician

To make the most of your time with your physician, plan your questions in advance. The questions below can be helpful when talking to your physician about ankle pain.

  1. How did my ankle arthritis develop?
  2. How does an ankle replacement differ from an ankle fusion?
  3. How similar is an ankle replacement to a knee replacement?
  4. Will my ankle replacement help to alleviate the pain?
  5. How long will the surgery take and are there any other procedures that need to be performed?
  6. What can I expect the post-operative recovery to be like for an ankle replacement?
  7. Will I have to do Physical Therapy after my ankle replacement?
  8. What kind of activities can I return to after an ankle replacement?
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