Depending on the type of fracture sustained to the fibula bone, treatment varies
considerably and can include wearing a high-top tennis shoe or a short leg cast,
When I visited my ortho doctor he put me into a walking boot right away ... Has
anyone ever had a fibula fracture, only got a boot (no cast), and started ... When
do you think the swelling will subside? please update me when ...
The distal ends of the tibia and fibula bones are also known as the medial and ...
An orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon should promptly treat these. ... Most
patients require some period of rest with no weight being put upon the ankle. ...
The cast or boot is worn until the fracture is fully healed, which usually takes two
Nov 20, 2016 ... Fractures of the fibula bone -- the smaller of the two bones of the lower leg... ... A
cast may be applied to keep the bones in place as they heal. ... and you may
have to use crutches to avoid putting weight on the leg until ... In some cases,
broken bones do not grow back together, a condition called nonunion.
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Dec 21, 2011 ... Norman Wood broke a number of bones in his lower leg. This required 7 weeks
in 3 different casts. Luckily surgery wasn't required. This video ...
Are you using crutches? They may not be necessary but that would be your
doctor's decision. Also, putting a cast on a swollen extremity is not a ...
Sep 29, 2014 ... I can put some weight on the leg and hobble around, but from time to time I get a
clicking ... In the meantime you can take simple painkillers, such as paracetamol
... Should I feel so much pain a month after breaking my fibula?
Nov 7, 2011 ... Doesn't hurt to get a second opinion on how you should b e ... im still in pain i
was never put in plaster or anything else to support the break, ...
Dec 4, 2010 ... I broke my fibula 5 days ago - ER put a splint on the leg/foot. ... When I left the
DRs she said she would not put any air in the boot because of the ... If there is
any pain medication at all you can take, take it at night so you can sleep. ...
advice on how to walk with air cast walking boot for broken ankle, amarie59 ...
Only the bone on the outside of the ankle, the fibula, is broken. ... When a fracture
involves several broken bones or the bones do not remain lined up, ... Instruct
you to walk without putting weight on the injured ankle, using ... After your injured
leg is placed in a cast or a cast boot, your physical therapist will teach you how to