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??
1 doctor answer
Dr. Robert Uyeda answered
45 years experience General Surgery
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.
Answered on Jun 21, 2014
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