Warren, OH
A 24-year-old male asked:

Non displaced spiral fracture of fibula and dislocated ankle. 9 screws and a plate. can walk on it relatively pain free 3 weeks post op. bad idea??

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 47 years experience
Sounds like: a big operation for serious injury. Pain free ambulation at 3 weeks is pretty good progress. Because of extent of injury and surgical procedure, it is impossible to give advice here. Ask your ortho surgeon for specific advice.
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