Miss Piggy

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Problems after broken ankle

Posted: 16/10/2012 at 13:05

My left ankle is busted, but now my right knee has come out in sympathy.  I'm no longer limping! 

I think that if you want to get back running properly, you will have to go privately somewhere.  As long as you can walk the NHS don't really care.  -rant alert - I think that is very short-sighted of them as I'm sure that little problems now will turn into big problems later, but that is the problem of another government. -end rant-  Whether you choose physio, podiatrist (I have some lovely orthotics that helped for a while), pilates or anything else is up to you. 

Problems after broken ankle

Posted: 16/10/2012 at 11:51


I broke my ankle in January 2010 and things haven't been right since.  I have very little dorsiflexion in the ankle and also sometimes the pin areas swell up.  So I've had enough and went private to get the pins out.  The surgeon is also going to remove some of the scar tissue at the front of the ankle to improve mobility.

The biggest problem I have is that my other leg has problems because it has to compensate for my broken leg.  It has meant my "good" leg has become lazy and then injured.  I've tried stretches, physio and pilates, but really nothing changed much.  I really hope that going under the knife will sort it out. 

Sorry I can't be more help. 

Seasons greetings from Tritalk

Posted: 20/12/2005 at 09:29
Many seasonal merries to all on RW.

(What am I going to do all day? Work seems like such a drastic option!)

Mmm, mince pies.

How do I know if running is affecting my fertility?

Posted: 14/11/2005 at 14:13
this site has a really great dictionary - and lots of other fun stuff.

The US thread is in the womens forum and usually starts around 2-3pm our time.

How do I know if running is affecting my fertility?

Posted: 14/11/2005 at 12:51
I've just bought this book about pregnancy and exercise. It writes about lots of medical studies and basically says that exercise is fine. I've also read TCOYF by Toni Weschler. It is great. I didn't really know properly what was going on before reading it.

I think the only real way of telling if you are ovulating is by charting temperatures or peeing on a stick. Temp charting isn't that difficult but it did get me very stressed out. Also you have to sleep well for it to be accurate and as I don't there wasn't much point me carrying on.

The US runnersworld forums have a daily TTC thread. It's a bit quiet at the moment, but I got loads of really good information just reading it. Also it is nice to read about other people in similar situations.

Good luck!

(oops, sorry, didn't put about me. I'm on my first cycle after coming off the pill and trying seriously. Day 65, so who knows what is going on with my body!)

St. Johns Wort

Posted: 19/08/2005 at 12:43
Hmm, I don't know, but if you are having problems with depression, have you had your thyroid checked recently and is it worth trying to get your TSH a bit lower? I know that I feel unbalanced if my TSH isn't below 1.5 even though the normal range goes up to 4.4. And one of my first unbalanced signs is depression.

Plus St Johns Wort is definitately contraindicated with the pill.

Please feel free to ignore this if I've got completely the wrong end of the stick! :-)

weight loss on 1600 calories a day ?

Posted: 12/08/2005 at 10:59
EP, just read your article. Very powerful and very positive - in a strange sort of way. Thanks for sharing it. (Sorry, that sounded all American and trashy, but you know what I mean I hope!)

weight loss on 1600 calories a day ?

Posted: 12/08/2005 at 10:53
Wow, LOK, it sounds like you handled it really well. I can't imagine how difficult it must be to have MOK take his frustration out on you like that. Is it worth talking to MOK about it one day when you are both calm and relaxed? As EP says, 5 year olds do understand more than we sometimes give him credit for. But I can see it would be very, very difficult to have that type of discussion calmly with anyone, let alone a 5 year old.

It sounds like taking control of your weight is just part of the whole 'LOK taking more control of her life' plan. :-)

weight loss on 1600 calories a day ?

Posted: 04/08/2005 at 14:48
EP, why not try 1700. If things don't change go down to 1500. I think sometimes we go to these specialists for reasurrance when actually our knowledge is plenty good enough really. Getting new information is good, but you have to see where it fits in with what you already know. I think you should go with your instincts on this one.

100 yard outdoor pool in cambridge

Posted: 21/07/2005 at 15:39
I don't think it opens early morning, but lunchtimes are ok. Lots of can't-get-my-hair-wet breaststrokers, but you can easily get round them. The pool is great. Clean, not much foliage in the water and very, very long. And no problems with wetsuits, although it is quite warm at this time of year.

Ok, just re-read you are 25 miles away, so not great for lunchtime visits. After work is quie busy with teenagers showing off to their mates. I haven't been brave enough to find out what the weekends are like.
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