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A 37-year-old female asked:

fractured the very tip of fibula. i'm walking in a boot now. how many weeks can i expect to wear the boot?

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Dr. Timothy Schultz
General Practice 31 years experience
About 6: if you have a non-displaced fracture it will usually be healing after 6-8 weeks of immobilization. Make sure to check with your primary before you throw the boot away completely or begin any strenuous exercise like running or hiking.

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