What was your initial medical issue?
My initial medical issue was swelling of my right ankle and little mobility. I partially tore a ligament on the outside of my ankle and had loose bodies floating in the front of my ankle. It was swollen for about 5 months until I saw Dr. Neufeld.
What did your pain or other symptoms prevent you from doing?
My pain was bearable. I had little mobility and limited strength in my ankle but was able to play the remainder of my season on it. I had to rehab every day and ice to keep it tolerable. But overall the symptoms effected how I played, ran, and lifted. This was a big issue for me as I play Lacrosse at the University of Maryland.
Why did you choose Dr. Neufeld and Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Center?
Through a family friend.
What procedure/treatment did you have done?
Ankle ligament reconstruction.
How did you feel after your treatment?
Almost 3 months after and it feels great.
Do you have any advice for other patients?
When working back to running, do not overdo it.