A 37-year-old female asked:
why am i still having difficulty bearing weight on ankle without cam walker? simple fibula fracture with sprain.
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Internal Medicine 52 years experience
Tendon damage: Altho the tibial fracture may be completely healed,
sprained and torn tendons may take a lot longer to heal up. Suggest re-examination by ortho, or a short course of physical therapy to treat for disuse
Last updated Oct 2, 2018
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