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Broken fibula, surgery with putted fibula done. What is the recovery time?

hi name is Tushar Pathak..I am 18 Years Old.On 27 august 2012 i had an accident on which my left leg fibula is broken approx (1 centimetre) is the broken gap...the doctors. hav done the surgery..they putted fibula nail in i want to ask is this :- How much time it will take for recovery? And what diet should i keep for fast recovery because i am missing my college and after the recovery can i swim or i can do my stretch exercises?
Asked On : Thu, 13 Sep 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Hi Tushar Pathak,

Thanks for posting your query

It will takes 10 to 12 weeks to unite. But it may vary for person to person & depends upon various factors.

You should take Calcium rich diet.

After recovery, you can swim & do your stretch exercises.

Answered: Mon, 17 Sep 2012
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