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i break my fibula so i have a walking cast and friday the doctor re going to get off so i want to know if i can walk normal

A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michele Arnold
22 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
In time: Assuming the break was clean and that healing is complete, you should be able to gradually get back to a normal walking pattern. Your muscles and join ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Takes a few weeks : Ned to get rom back then relearn when to fire muscles on time again it takes a few weeks rehab will help.

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Dr. Richard Horak ii
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Struggling: Yes, if indeed you just go out of the cast yesterday, then by all means it is ok. Since I am not treating physician, follow his orders or call him of ... Read More
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Yes but ...: You have to inform your doc of your level of pain and discomfort and be treated for that too!
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Would completely : Depend on the nature of the fracture.
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Fibula: Because the fibula is a nonweight bearing bone it is often possible to walk on the leg while it is being treated. Your orthopedic surgeon is best qual ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Is there friction: between your cast and your ankle? If yes, let your provider know.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
Specializes in
Take it easy: Pain is wonderful gift from Mother Nature. It warns us when tissue injury is happening. Don’t ignore it. After four months of fracturing your fibula I ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Blake Miller
13 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ankle stiffness: Your ankle will be stiff with restricted range of motion out of the cast. That will improve over time. You will have some pain in that ankle originall ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Ask you Doctor.: This should have been asked and answered during your last visit to the doctor. Using your crutches in a partial- weight bearing mode makes sense.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Fibula fracture: Does not sound like the fracture is healed yet. Suggest a boot for protection and get a second opinion.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
As tolerated: If you're physician stated that the air cast is supportive enough to stabilize your foot fracture while bearing weight, then you can bear weight as to ... Read More
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