osteochondral defect

Surgery Stats

My Ankle, by the Numbers Throughout the duration of my recovery, I intend to offer intermittent updates about the various stages of rehab that I’ve experienced and about the overall duration of this very long process. Again, there seems to be precious little information about osteochondral defect rehab on the vast, vast Interwebs, so I’m …

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How This Feels

How This Feels It’s a rainy Saturday in Washington, DC, and it is just a few days from my 41st birthday and about ten days from the date of my surgery. I have been in better moods. Last evening, as I was eating dinner with my wife, I sat rather silently, and at one point …

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Ankle Malfunction

Ankle Malfunction See those pictures up there?  Does your ankle look like that?  Your ankle should not look like that. My ankle?  My ankle does look like that.  In fact what you see up there, dear reader, is an MRI of my right ankle showing what is called an osteochondral defect (or lesion) in my …

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