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?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
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.
Last updated Jun 11, 2017
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