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A 48-year-old female asked:

distal fibula fracture treated with orif?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
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A 34-year-old member asked:

How much time would it take to recover from a lower 1/3 fibula fracture?

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Dr. Ryan Pflugner
Sports Medicine 15 years experience
Depends: The location of the fracture is important to when you will be able to go back to activities. The closer to your "ankle" the fracture is the more restrictions you will have. On average bone heals in about 2-3 months everything else being equal. If you smoke or use any nicotine products that can almost double the time it takes for the fracture to heal.
A 34-year-old member asked:

Acute fibula fracture, when to start ocupational therapy?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Varies : Isolated fibula fractures typically heal over about 6-8 weeks. Occupationall therapy usually involves more injury to the upper extremities and so is usually not used in fibula fractures. If any therapy, it is usuLky physical therapy. We usually evaluate the patient at 6-8 weeks; if doing well, then no PT, if coming along slow we will do PT then.
Midlothian, VA
A 48-year-old female asked:

Recovery time and precautions following distal fibula fracture and orif. ?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Depends: On the fracture type, how well the surgery went, what the doc saw intraoperatively....Hence, all these questions should be discussed with your surgeon.
Kansas City, MO
A 65-year-old male asked:

Is a mildly displaced fibula a fracture?

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Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
General Surgery 17 years experience
Yes. : To displace a bone it had to be fractured/broken.
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A 16-year-old male asked:

Could matsurbatiom effect tibia fibula fracture

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Of course not: Masturbation has no adverse effects or health problems. It cannot affect a fracture or any other medical problem.

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