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Broken tibia and fibula surgery

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Is amputation required for a broken right tibia and fibula?

A friend of mine broke her right tibia and fibula on Saturday. She has had 4 surguries ... surgery, they relieved pressure on the 2nd and now have put in a wound vac., (not sure what happened on 3 ...
 

Is it safe to travel by flight with broken tibia and fibula?

My sister broke her tibia and fibula about eighteen days ago and has a splint on, tomorrow she has an appointment and they will most likely put on the actual cast. In two weeks we have plans to fly to Mexico ...
 

What causes pain in feet after treating broken tibia and fibula?

I broke my Tibia and Fibula a year ago - I have metal rods in them and they have healed but I have now developed pain in my feet - especially my middle toe which is now fatter than the other toes ...
 

What causes calf muscle cramps post tibia fibula fracture surgery?

Hello, I fractured my fibula last October and had surgery to repair it. For the last 2-3 months I have had twitches in my calf pretty consistently that are not painful at all, but they are starting ...
 

How to align tibia and fibula bones back after an injury?

surgery done by External Fixator on the same day. Both the bones ( Tibia & fibula ) are not looks like set ...Regarding my son, Age 7 years, please refer the attached X-rays before & after the closed surgery ...
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14 year old with a broken tibia and fibula. How long will it take to recover?

hi i am 14 years old and like to play football and i had a low broken tibula and fibula.. they did surgery and put a plate with five screws on the outside of my ankle and some mesh/wires on the left side ...
 

How long do broken tibia and fibula bones take to heal?

Hi, I broke my tibia and fibula 3.5 weeks ago but I did not need surgery. I have been wearing a walking boot with crutches for the past 3 and a half weeks (i am not allowed to put weight on my foot ...
 

How soon should a broken tibia and fibula be attended to if there is numbness? And which specialist to consult?

to a small hospital ER for original diagnoses. He has two breaks in the tibia and one in his fibula ... at the second hospital told him he should have surgery closer to home for follow up reasons. They casted him ...
 

Broken tibia, fibula, swelling, unable to move. Plates and screws inserted. Why?

I had ankle surfery broke my tibia and fibula post op day 10. I got the plate and screws put ... no surgery or anything took place around my heel. Its so weird its relieved by me pulling tge cast away from ...
 

Will vicodin help fix broken fibula and tibia?

In 1995, a horse came down on my lower right leg, up to and including the ankle. It broke the Fib and Tib in 6 places and some of the ankle. I had it repaired (reduction and internal fixation) and the plates were removed in 1998. My right foot now...
 

Suggest remedy for tibia fibula fracture

I am 52 yrs old.....I had an accident on 3 april 2015 on which my tibia and fibula is fractured ... without surgery and how much time taken to become heal.... I am very worried...plzz give me some kind ...
 

What is the recovery time for tibia and fibula fracture?

and a lg screw/pin securing the Tibia/Fibula down by the ankle--both bones were fractured in her fall ...My 20 yr old daughter fell rock climbing in Ok--she is a student at ORU--this was thursday evening--surgery ...
 

Tibia and fibula was broken. Why did it move again?

My 6 year old broke her tibia and fibula over 5 weeks ago. Alignment was fine and is being treated ... at four weeks and was told her tibia bone had moved. Should i b worried. She is back next week ...
 

Surgery for tibia and fibula fracture. No follow ups. Is the treatment correct?

One week ago today, I had surgery for a tibia and fibula fracture. The orthopedic surgeon (and physician s assistant) gave me instructions to call the office to make the follow-up appointment. Since I ...
 

Major leg fracture in tibia, fibula. Bone grafting required?

I met an accident on 30 dec 2011. I had major leg fracture in tibia and fibula . I am sending xray ... for one more surgery . can you suggest some care which will avoid further surgery? ...
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Is a curve in my tibia / fibula normal?
Hi, slight curve is normal....
 
Hi, so as i was walking, i accidentally tripped and hit my shin, now it has a dent but i can walk and stand what is my problem and what should i do?
Get an X-RAY of tibia/fibula of affected side AP and lateral view to see if any bony injury is there.
 
I brokey tibia and fibula playing soccer 1 year ago i didnt need surgery i spent about 40 week in a cast and my leg still hurts is it normal???
No it's not normal. You should be checked again by an orthopedist.
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