... I also have a broken distal fibula of my right ankle a few days ago. sux so bad.. I'm in so much pain and I can't stand not being able to move. ... (3 replies)
... rays and stated that I have a Distal Fibula Fracture aka broken ankle. They sent me home in a walking boot and crutches and I see the ortho doc on Tuesday. I have never broken a bone before and I hope I never do again! ... (3 replies)
... Hi I fractured my left distal fibula , I did not have surgey because it was a break that stayed in place I had a cast for ten days , and then a walking cast was put on , it's been three weeks , the doctor told me to start putting weight on it , and walk a little with the walking cast on , I will be going back in on the 24 for another x-ray by that time he only wants me walking... (10 replies)
... i had a "distal fibula fracture" or also known as a "broken ankle". I broke it november 24th and have had a cast on since december 1st. ... (10 replies)
... About two weeks ago, I fractured the distal fibula, as well have a small fracture of the talus. ... (9 replies)
... Distal fibula is one of the less serious leg fractures. In fact, you MAY be able to get a walking cast. ... (6 replies)
... You fracture is a very common one. If you look at the distal fibula, you will see why. ... (3 replies)
... go and I went to the Ortho doc and he has me wearing a walking boot for now. He gave me pain meds and I have had to take them everyday for the pain. I have never broken anything before, so is that normal to still be in pain? ... (3 replies)
... The ER doc said that he doesn't think I will need surgery which is great to hear, but I want to hear it from the specialist that I won't need surgery. The ER doc prescribed me Lortab, but due to itching all over, I had to quit taking it today and call them for a different med. Well, the ER called me in some Ultram which is NOT helping at all with relieving the pain. I'm... (3 replies)
... You'll be in a cast, but what type depends on the type of fracture (how bad it is). Simple ankle breaks end up in an aircast sometimes, or you may be in a fiberglass cast for the first 3-4 weeks, then an aircast boot. However, if the break is significant or displaced, you may need surgery, in which case you will be in a fiberglass cast.
Let us know how it goes. And I... (3 replies)
... May 2007 I broke my fibula down near the ankle and I had a steel plate and 7 screws. I also tore a ligament in the same ankle. ... (10 replies)
... rouble with a limp and not having full movement. I made another appointment with another doctor. He took 2 more xrays, and told me that I had a fracture in the distal fibula. He told me to only work 4 hours at a time, and to stay off it as much as possible. He also, did not want to see me again. ... (0 replies)
... Cortical irregularity of the tuft of the 4th distal phalanx. ... (6 replies)
... Hello to all. I am new to this site but wanted to say to Barbara I fell in my parking lot on snow and broke my fibular bone in 3 places and my ankle and tore 2 ligaments as well.:( This all happened March 5,2008 and had the surgery March 6,2008. I have been on crutches, of course nonweight bearing and have 6 screws and a plate also put in my leg. I was supposed to have surgery... (10 replies)
... Hi Jane , thank you for getting back to me so fast, the x-ray they took the other day showed the bone was not healed yet , I did start to walk a little on it but it burns so much , the doctor wants me to take the walking cast off and do some streching with my foot (10 replies)
... Well, minor breaks do heal to the point you can carefully start to use the limb again in about a month. For some breaks, they let you walk in a cast even sooner. Especially if you are a kid, but I'm guessing you're not.
Putting weight on it actually promotes bone density, once it's healed most of the way, and will start reversing your muscle loss.
Take a few steps with... (10 replies)
... Hi. I had a distal fibula osteotomy, fixated with a plate and screws April 4th. I started pwb yesterday in a cam boot, have been doing some stretching for a couple of weeks. ... (12 replies)
... I broke my ankle some years ago and mine never healed properly. I feel my doctor didn't pay enough attention to how it was healing and that caused me more ankle and foot problems. In my case, he casted it for 3 weeks, had me on crutches, sent me right back to work (where I had to walk a lot), and I struggled getting around and had to take the bus. He pushed me back on my... (2 replies)
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... hi i broke my ankle on the 24th of february and got my cast on the 1st of december. It's... the 19th now and my ankles been feeling a lot better (i have a little big of knee pain i dont know why). The cast i got on was a normal cast but the orthopedist said i could walk in it. he also gave me this shoe.... when do u think i should start walking without crutches? should i... (2 replies)