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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 46 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.
Last updated Jun 21, 2014

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