Posts Tagged ‘Broken Ankle’

Ankle fractures

A 50-year-old female fell approximately 3 feet from a step ladder. She presented to us with a bimalleolar ankle fracture placed in a cast by the referring hospital.

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Larry - Broken Ankle/Kneecap

“Heal Well; Heal Fast!”

I’m a 60 year old active male who loves slalom course water skiing, snow skiing and an avid cyclist. I’m considered a guy that always “goes for it.” I’ve been banged up a lot over the years, but always came back stronger. My long time orthopedist says I have big balls and no talent :).

Aug. 29th, 2014…Hit head on by a car going 40 mph while on my bicycle in Copake Lake, NY. I suffered a shattered left knee cap, pylon/trimellioar fracture of the right ankle, and a fractured right hand.

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Kathleen - Broken Ankle

“I am so grateful.”

I fell and broke my ankle during hurricane Irene while upstate. We were stranded by the flood and I was evacuated by Army helicopter on Monday after the storm to a local hospital where they operated on part of my ankle on Tuesday. I transferred to HSS on Friday where I met with Dr. David Helfet and his team. The first thing they said to me after reviewing my X-rays was “you need us and we will fix this.”

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