... Trimalleolar Fracture and have 2 screws in the talus, 2 long screws in the end of the tibia and a plate and 6 screws in my fibula. I'm in a boot with crutches. Doctor cleared me for partial weight bearing last week. I have not put much weight on it yet. ... (5 replies)
... On April 25th I was at a concert and stumbled and fell backwards. In the process I broke my fibula. A week later my orthopedic doctor told me my ankle mortise was spreading and surgery was needed. ... (0 replies)
... "On my paper work it just says metatarsal fracture. "
Probably 5th metatarsal. Quite common.
Outside ankle, probably fibula, also quite common.
Not needing surgery is terrific! A guess would be 6-10 weeks.
MOST of these injuries heal good as new. (14 replies)
... I was in a speed skating accident that ended up with me breaking my fibula and my tibia bone shifted over 3x more than it should be. I believe I tore ligaments as well if I recall what the doctor said. ... (2 replies)
... I fractured my left fibula just above the ankle when I slipped on a wet rock while hiking two weeks ago. There was slight displacement, but apparently not enough to need surgery. ... (3 replies)
... I am at week 8 from surgery to repair the peroneal tendons and ligaments in my right ankle. ... (1 replies)
... weeks with 8 to go. Still using crutches which almost makes it hurt twice as bad. Since everything is on the right side. Has anyone ever had something similar and what was your experience like. Also what and when did you find was the best and the safest way to do it. ... (1 replies)
... Hi everyone. I broke my ankle 10 days ago while camping. ... (14 replies)
... Back in April I fell at a concert and broke my fibula near my foot. The orthopedic doctor told me that it might not need surgery if the ankle mortise did not spread and gave me a follow up a week later. Of course with my luck it did spread and I need surgery a week later. ... (0 replies)
... owards the end of wearing the splint I was getting a lot of calf pain when I moved it around. After they put it in the boot, the pain got worse. It is so painful and hurts so much that it makes moving my leg almost excruciating sometimes. The pain is like a throbbing feeling mixed with some sharp stabs here and there. ... (3 replies)
... because they specialize in that area and it's so complex that specialization is a very good thing. Usually a fibular fracture isn't a big deal and heals well but tibia fractures are a little trickier because the bone is bigger and the blood supply isn't great. ... (7 replies)
... Hi everyone looking for some advice as I can't find anything to help me online. I broke my ankle 3 weeks ago now by rolling out wards stepping down a step I broke my tibia and fibula think it is a bimalleolar fracture? ... (7 replies)
... I recently had an ankle surgery for broken tibia and fibula after a bad fall. After almost 3 months in a cast and boot, finally I was allowed to put weight on it. But the first thing I noticed is the pain in my heel when I started putting weight, even if partially. ... (20 replies)
... i dont have any knee problems it is an ankle injury. ... (13 replies)
... My husband and I have done a lot of research because the first emergency Dr. and the first OS we saw completely botched my treatment after I fell in Oct 2011. The emerge Dr. ... (38 replies)
... Hi i broke my ankle couple of days ago at work. the xray showed it was a clean break so its not too major but i was still in alot of pain and had swelling i am in a plaster cast now with crutches and will be going back next week for a follow up. ... (1 replies)
... I broke my right fibula back in August 2011, I had a cast for 4 weeks and now just wearing an ankle brace. ... (3 replies)
... 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. ... (3 replies)
... Hi All, I am new to this site and have been through a rough time dealing with this injury I have suffered and was hoping for an insight from people who have had a simliar injury. ... (0 replies)
... I have an aircast and am able to pump air into the valves to tighten the boot. Sounds like you are progressing and so exciting to finally get rid of crutches. I really hate the crutches, I think my arms and shoulders hurt more than my ankle. ... (7 replies)