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Hi if i fractured my fibula in my ankle would i get a moon boot or a cast where i cant walk for 6-8weeks?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass answered

Specializes in Podiatry

Depend on the nature of the fracture.

Answered Aug 5, 2020

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Dr. Donald Colantino answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Because the fibula is a nonweight bearing bone it is often possible to walk on the leg while it is being treated. Your orthopedic surgeon is best qualified to evaluate and evaluate, advise and treat you.

Answered May 13, 2018

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May have fractured foot growth plate. If so would I get a cast or boot?

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