Re: distal fibula fracture & bimalleolar fracture

It's a late answer but maybe, if posted over the internet will help other people.
I have suffered an undisplaced fibula fracture above the ankle while skating and my doctor has adviced not to cast the leg but to wear a walking boot from the very begining. I got an "Air inflated" one and after one week i feel ok. Of course i do not put weight in the respective leg at all and move with crutches, but I go to the office and hope in a faster recovery than casting.

Posted By Winston Wolf on January 09, 2009 at 03:30:01:

In Reply to: distal fibula fracture & bimalleolar fracture posted by Sue on November 01, 2007 at 19:08:42:

Indications: knee strains or sprains, chondromalacia, Osgood Schlatter's Disease (adolescent knee syndrome), swelling and edema of the knee, ligament instability, knee instability, recurrent knee pain, arthritis, degenerative joint disease.

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