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Fibular fractures are not often a severe injury, because the bone is supports only
about 17% of ... If treated properly, fibular fractures usually heal in 4 to 6 weeks.
Apr 28, 2016 ... Most often, a broken fibula is a type of ankle fracture, although there ... Treatment
of a fibula fracture depends on the type of break that occurred.
Apr 17, 2015 ... Lower leg fractures can occur from trauma, falls, sports injuries or overuse.
Fractures of the fibula bone -- located on the outside of your lower ...
Apr 14, 2015 ... Fibular fracture is a complete or incomplete break in the smaller of the ... Initial
treatment consists of elevation of the leg, and ice to relieve pain ...
Whenever a bone breaks or cracks, the injury is called a fracture. The leg has
three bones that can fracture — the femur (the thighbone) and the tibia and fibula
For distal fractures of the tibia and fibula, see also the separate article on Ankle ...
Intramedullary nailing is often used for treating fractures of the adult tibial shaft.
PhysioAdvisor offers detailed physiotherapy information on a Fibula Fracture
including: symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, exercises, physiotherapy ...
Treatments, Massage & Alternative ... an orthopaedic surgical perspective this is
the typical safe time frame for recovery for an average tibia and fibula fracture.
May 4, 2014 ... The fibula is a smaller bone that parallels the tibia in the lower leg and makes up
... If a bone gives way and breaks, you have an ankle fracture.
The usual healing time for a mid-shaft Tibia and Fibula fracture treated with cast
immobilisation is 12 to 16 weeks. This is followed by rehabilitation with a ...