In February 2010, I snowboarded into a tree. After five reconstructive surgeries to salvage my ankle, I decided to get a below-knee amputation. Will I ride again? Absolutely.
Here's an initial look at my new hardware.
When we take the bandages off in a few days we can get a better view.
I have four small wires though the foot, two small wires through the leg, and two large half screws in the tibia.
If this one fails and you go for amputation or fusion, instead see if they can fit your foot on backwards like they did for this kid.http://on.today.com/pHhLyTDifferent scenario than his, but it could work for you.
Grandma says she is praying for you Tony. And of course we all are. You are very special to all of us ! Hope time passes very quickly for you & you're back to the "Tony' we all love so much! Your Family