Re: Broken fibula

I broke, well actually the doctor said shattered my fibula August 13th 2007. Three breaks one large and two small. I asked the doctor not to cast it but requested a boot. The doctor said if I did exactly as he said I possibly could heal with no surgery. He said the first week was crucial.
First week did not allow leg to touch the ground. Kept boot on 24 hours a day except when showering sitting in a chair in the shower. Eight days later (today) went for xrays, doctor was really happy with the progress and stated if I kept it up barring accidents 90% sure no surgery. Told me to buy a cane and try to get off the crutches. I have to have xrays next week and if progress is good I can throw cane away. Another week later another xray and if all is well I can swim without pushing off side or bottom of pool. Onw week later he said I should be back spinning!!!

Posted By Janette Ramsey on August 21, 2007 at 23:30:39:

In Reply to: Broken fibula posted by Danny Brooks on August 20, 2007 at 07:38:11:

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