Tib-Fib Fracture

I have a 13 yr. old nephew who had a spiral fracture if the tibia and fibula from a football injury in Sept. He was released to play basketball 2 weeks ago, but of course is nowhere near his former self. I was wanting to know what can be done to regain the muscle tone and mobility he has lost due to inactivity. He can run but has no speed or jump. Would swimming help? Also, what should be done before and after practice and games? We have been doing hot and cold treatments(4min. hottub, 1 min. ice water) His "good" ankle is now sore, I suspect from favoring the broken leg so much. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Posted By Nick on January 17, 2008 at 02:49:09:

Each Universal Patella Stabilizer comes with a donut and horseshoe shaped buttress. These buttresses can be trimmed to customize the patellar support.

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