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can I get a cast which I am able to walk with for a broken fibula

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Is there friction: between your cast and your ankle? If yes, let your provider know.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hadfield
12 years experience Podiatry
Yes: It is common to have pain for several weeks after an ankle sprain and can even persist for a few months in some cases. However, it depends on the lev ... Read More
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Dr. Byron Diggs
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Cast removal: early: The bones may not heal properly, perhaps heal crookedly ( out of alignment) or not heal at all ( malunion, i think) or may luckily heal ok. How long h ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Do you mean: Down time? It really depends on what the issue is. Orif seldom fail and heal within 6-8 weeks. In a cast we can't estimate time of healing, we have ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
So that it: Doesn't get worse......
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Fibula Fracture: Assuming it's a stable fracture and nondisplaced or minimally displaced you probably won't need a cast at all. A walking boot and weight bearing as to ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Take it easy: I would advise you to please use crutches until the limp is better. Have a nice day !
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Sometime a cast is never used for a fibula fracture. A high tide boot can typically be enough of an intervention. Discuss this with your physician if ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Shields
28 years experience Podiatry
Better results: The results that you can receive are dependent on the extent of the injury that you have. You are young and pending on the type of fracture (aligned ? ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Healing fibula: Any time one has any kind of surgery, the best person to answer questions concerning that operation is the doc who did the surgery. Check with his off ... Read More

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