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Can a person walk normal and not limp after ankle fusion surgery .
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Normal mechanics of the ankle is lost after fusion surgery and the walking style or what we call gait will be a little different from the normal side. Hence it is the last resort in treatment. The benefit of pain relief is far greater than maintaining function I such circumstances.
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Discuss with operating surgeons about his or her expectations from the surgery and also if other treatment options exist.
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Yes he can but there will be no movement at ankle. So while walking foot will be landing mostly by heel while walking.
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