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Apr 4, 2017 ... A fibula fracture refers to a break in the bone that stabilizes and supports your ankle and lower leg muscle. Learn how long recovery takes and ...


Feb 2, 2017 ... Learn about the different types of fibula fracture, how they are diagnosed, the difference between an open and closed fracture, and long-term ...


Sep 30, 2015 ... However, as any veteran of a fractured fibula can tell you, this one makes ... Fibular fractures treatment usually take four to six weeks, as long as ...


Feb 12, 2017 ... Isolated fibular fractures, when the ankle joint is unaffected, often can be treated with simple protection. Known as a "lateral malleolus fracture," ...


A description of the symptoms and treatment for a Fibula Fracture. ... A acute fracture of the fibula bone in the lower leg occurs as a result of a direct trauma or  ...


For example, a fracture at the end of the fibula is called a lateral malleolus fracture, or if ... The fracture may be treated with a short leg cast or a removable brace.


Mar 2, 2017 ... Lower leg fractures can occur from trauma, falls, sports injuries or overuse. Fractures of the fibula bone -- the smaller of the two bones of the ...


Sep 9, 2016 ... Lower leg fractures include fractures of the tibia and fibula. Of these two bones, the tibia is the only weightbearing bone.


Feb 10, 2008 ... Introduction Fractures of the proximal fibula rarely occur in isolation and their ... The proximal fibula fracture was not treated in these cases.