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How painful is ankle reconstruction surgery?

Ankle reconstruction surgery is performed under a general anesthetic, so you are unconscious for the entire treatment. You may also be injected with a local anesthetic at the surgical site to minimize post-surgical discomfort.

You can expect some tenderness and pain for three to five days after surgery. Your doctor may prescribe pain relievers to help you manage discomfort. You can also apply a cold pack to numb the affected area and reduce postoperative swelling.

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* Savings estimate based on a study of more than 1 billion claims comparing self-pay (or cash pay) prices of a frequency-weighted market basket of procedures to insurer-negotiated rates for the same. Claims were collected between July 2017 and July 2019. R.Lawrence Van Horn, Arthur Laffer, Robert L.Metcalf. 2019. The Transformative Potential for Price Transparency in Healthcare: Benefits for Consumers and Providers. Health Management Policy and Innovation, Volume 4, Issue 3.

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