The Independent Medical Examiner told me I had nerve damage along the right side of my ankle, where I received surgery. My authorized treating physician had me removed my shoe and sock. He tested my foot and ankle and realized I still have some pain and gave me a disability rating of 5%. What does this really mean for me?Initially, I injured my right ankle on 01/13/2012, while, working during the night shift. I had tendon surgery to repair two tendons of the right ankle and a lateral aspect of my heel for an osteochondroma growth on 05/02/2012. The authorized treating physician didn't tell me or explain the procedure for the growth removal until the last day of my appointment on 11/19/2012, after, then, he discharge me.
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