Re: broken ancle

1. I broke the tip off the end of the fibula. My dr says he does not see the need to go to an orthopedic dr. Is this good advice? (Note: am 63 year old which may or may not affect your answer).

2) Am in a boot and still in terrible pain after 10 days. When will pain be lessened?

3. I have fibromyalgia and the inactivity is not good - am already getting aches and pains from not being to move. Any suggestions? Also have terrible weight problem and need to be active to keep my metabulism stimulated. Am very slow to heal so expect to be laid up longer than 4-6 weeks. So moving around is very important to me.

Thanks for your help and any other suggestions you can make - i.e., physical therapy when healed
or what??????

Posted By Lynda Spiering on January 14, 2006 at 14:25:45:

In Reply to: broken ancle posted by Wesley Gregory on December 01, 2005 at 10:17:52:

Adjustable shoulder support is ideal for symptomatic relief of sprains, strains, bursitis and tendonitis. Features pockets over the AC joint for an ice pack.

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