Re: Broken Fibula

I fractured my fibula near the knee on January 1st. I saw my doctor for the second time at 3 weeks after the injury and she told me I could start physical therapy at any time. I'm not comfortable starting physical therapy on a fracture before six weeks, and I'm not sure how comfortable I would be with it before 8 weeks.

My doctor also twists my leg until it hurts at the fracture site. I don't see the necessity of this.

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Posted By Fran Morello on February 09, 2008 at 13:48:54:

In Reply to: Broken Fibula posted by Dionna Davis on January 18, 2008 at 21:36:25:

The Palumbo Patella Stabilizing Brace creates a dynamic, medially displacing force to the patella and allows functional activity while providing stability throughout the full range of knee motion.

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