A 21-year-old male asked:
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nov. 17, 13 fractured my tibia, transverse fracture. i didn't need surgery, was in a cast for a month. now i can walk, and be able to do normal activities but no running. why does my ankle hurt?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Not unusual: Have you talked to your orthopedist about physical therapy?
Answered on Feb 2, 2014
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Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Check it out: You may have some tight tendons or ankle misalignment issues as possibilities. You may want to considera chiropractic eval by one who does extremeties.
Answered on Feb 2, 2014
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