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Got hairline fracture in head of fibula. Treatment?

Hi I got hairline fracture in head of fibula just want to know about treatment ...
 

Recovering from a fracture of the tibia and fibula. Is it safe to drive vehicle?

Hi I am recovering from a fracture of the tibia and fibula which had open reduction surgery of the lower left leg with plates and screws inserted. I had a cast for just over 6 weeks and now a boot ...
 

How long does compound fracture of tibia and fibula take to heal?

Hi I recently had compound tib/fib fracture butterfly break My consultant tells me that I ... the fracture site Is this time scale realistic / typical ? When would I likely be weight bearing /driving I ...
 

Got fracture in fibula. Cured by cast. Started getting pain at the fracture site. Is this normal?

I fractured my fibula in three places right above my ankle one year ago. I did not have any surgery ... the boot time I did physical therapy . Now a year later, I'm beginning to get pain at the fracture site. It ...
 

Heel bone fractured, fibula cracked. Should I get the cast re-fixed?

Hi On XXXXXXX 10th I slipped down 4-5 steps in my home and went to the ER and discovered that my heel bone is fractured and my fibula is also cracked, but they assured me that no surgery was required ...
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Fractured fibula with sharp pain and burning sense

i fractured my fibula last week in two places but not through and through fix. i m having pain that feel like burning and extreme sharp pains sometimes and i would like to know what that means? ...
 

What treatment is suggested for fractured distal fibula?

3 days ago I fractured my distal fibula and they put a boot on my foot and gave me crutches. I see an orthopedic dr tomorrow. My concern is that the top of my foot & toes is numb & my inside ankle is really ...
 

What is preventing to heal the fracture on tip of fibula?

I have a fracture of the tip of the fibula and it has been almost 8 weeks and x-rays show no evidence of healing, I was only in an air cast - wasl never tol NOT to weight bear...in fact was told ...
 

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 as attachment. my doctor is saying bone grafting is required after one month. but i am not mentally prepared ...
 

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 ...
 

How to heal a non displaced fracture of the distal fibula?

I broke my ankle 6 weeks ago in denver colorado. i went to a orthopedic surgeon and found i had a non displaced fracture of the distal fibula and i have had a plastic and foam cast on my leg for 6 ...
 

Could a hairline fracture show up as a knot in fibula?

I have a knot at the base of my right knee, at the head of the fibula. Had x-rayed and no specific issue showed up. IF I truly have a hairline fracture, how long will it take to heal. I can walk ...
 

History of ankle fracture. Have hairline fracture of fibula, swollen and painful knee. Treatment?

I was diagnosed with a hair line fracture to Fibula Head. My question is what is the typical treatment and time frame for recovery?? I broke my ankle three years ago by rolling it and fell last week ...
 

I fractured my fibula and now i am having sharp pain

I fractured my fibula last week in 2 places but not through and through fx s. I am having pain that feels like burning and extreme sharp pains sometimes and I would like to know what that means? ...
 

Why do I get sharp pains and burning sensation on my fractured fibula ?

i fractured my fibula last week in 2 places but not through fx s I am having pain that feels like burning and exterme sharp pains sometimes and i would like to knoq taht means? ...
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Hi doctor, i broke my leg (fibula), but i'd like to keep my workout for arms, chest, back and shoulders. Would it be bad for my recovery? Tks
Yes, working out for arms even if in standing position can harm the healing in the legs.
 
I been having lift side calf pain near knee. pain going up to my right hip. left tibia and fibula to the knee to the mid/distal tibial diaphysis of my mri say
Hi This must be a disc causing the pain radiating down. Follow the advise of the Neurosurgeon...
 
hi, doc.. my feet hurts,outer part of it,i think its the fibula and behind my inner part of my ankle.,the pain hurts more when i run..what cuold it be?.. thanks
Achillis Tendon is injured. You need rest, icing and compression. If necessary Ibuprofen can be taken
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