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Tibia and Fibula Fracture: Background, Epidemiology

Sep 29, 2014 ... Lower leg fractures include fractures of the tibia and fibula. Of these two bones, the tibia is the only weightbearing bone.

Tibia (Shinbone) Shaft Fractures-OrthoInfo - AAOS

The tibia, or shinbone, is the most common fractured long bone in your body. The long bones include the femur, humerus, tibia, and fibula. A tibial shaft fracture ...

Broken Leg - WebMD

WebMD explains the various ways a leg can be broken, and how a broken leg ... Your leg contains 4 bones (the femur, the patella, the tibia, and the fibula) and ...
This shows a Tibia/Fibula Fracture of the leg. To see the front view of this fracture, CLICK HERE . More »
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Broken Tibia/Fibula (Shin bone/Calf) Symptoms & Causes | Boston ...

Learn about Broken Tibia/Fibula (Shin bone/Calf) symptoms and causes from experts at Boston Children's, ranked best Children's Hospital by US News.

Broken Tibia/Fibula (Shin bone/Calf) | Boston Children's Hospital

Learn more about Broken Tibia/Fibula (Shin bone/Calf) symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments from experts at Boston Children's, ranked best Children's Hospital  ...

Broken Leg (Tibia & Fibula Fracture) in Depth - Calf & Shin ...

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 ...

Broken Leg: Get Facts on Therapy and Recovery Time

Mar 11, 2015 ... The lower extremity, commonly referred to as the leg, contains four bones (the femur, the patella, the tibia, and the fibula) and bends at the hip, ...

Tibial and Fibular Fractures (including Horse Rider's Knee) | Patient

For proximal fractures of the tibia see also the separate article on Knee Fractures and Dislocations. For distal fractures of the tibia and fibula, see also the ...

Popular Q&A
Q: Tibia and fibula fracture ?
A: The fibula is not a weightbearing bone, so unless it was broken into pieces that weren't touching, it is not usually surgically fixed; if it is, then a system o... Read More »
Q: How long does it take for a broken tibia/fibula fracture to stop ...
A: it will take around 5 weeks to recover from broken tibia fracture. i must say consult some professional doctor to recover from normal usual time. Read More »
Q: What are symptoms and signs of a tibia or fibula fracture?
A: Pain! And swelling around the area of injury. Read More »
Q: What is the recovery time bilateral tibia and fibula open fractur...
A: The bones will heal in about 6 to 8 weeks Read More »
Q: Comniuted fractured tibia and fibula (shaft)
A: Dear Haitham,   I am not a Doctor I am an Orthopedic Surgical Technologist, It can take up too 3 to 6 months to fully go on to complete healing.  Touch down wei... Read More »