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Is local anesthesia used for ankle surgery?

I will have ankle surgery next week. Is local anesthesia used for ankle surgery?

2 Answers

Yes, local anesthesia is used along with General Anesthesia. You will likely be sleeping by the time the local anesthesia is adminisitered
The type of anesthesia will vary based on the procedure. I recommend you discuss with your surgeon the type of anesthesia they prefer for your particular case