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 ...
-scanning results Comminuted distal right fibular fracture. Several small presumed fracture fragments are in the lateral ankle mortise. Avulsive-type fracture of the distal medial malleolus. Minimally displaced fracture ...
My distal fibula is swollen and is mildly painful. It happended 4 days ago and still is painful. Not sure if sprained or fractured? I can rotate the ankle.
It is mostly sprain. But better to rule out fracture or hair crack by x ray of distal fibula. Start painkiller and muscle relaxant. Immobilization is the key in early recovery.
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I had right ankle fracture in fibula bone.how much time it would take .....1 month is over
to get full strength back it will take a long time.
but you should be able to be back to moderate activities by another month.
see it depends upon the extent of injury and treatment options.
but 2-3 months is optimum time.
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Fibula is tender to the touch after a fall, and hurts when I twist my leg
In that case it is better to have an X ray to rule out a a hairline fracture.