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Treatment for fracture in fibula - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   HI,
Doctor :   Dr xxx here
User :   I have a stress fracture in my fibula and im wondering if there is anything besides letting it rest that i can do to prevent it from getting worse?
Doctor :   rest is the first requirement
User :   anything else? cause i have basketball and its my last season... is it really bad to play? what could happen if i dont rest it
Doctor :   you can land up in a fracture and a malunion
Doctor :   leadind to permanent deformity
User :   Alright. well thanks anyways i guess
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