Ankle: Bimalleolar Fracture

I received a pin and plate w/ 6 screws in my ankle. The cast is off now and am using a walking cast. Very liitle pain, but swelling still persists. It has been 10 weeks since the surgery and 4 weeks in this walking cast. My question is: How long until I am walking fairly normal again? What can I do to speed/assist this along?

Posted By Jim L on June 13, 2007 at 17:12:08:

Product is a sleeve made with a stretchable cotton/nylon fabric and a SiliposŪ proprietary gel cushion which is designed to contour around the heel or the elbow to protect the heel or elbow from pressure, friction, and shear forces.

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