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A 24-year-old female asked:

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?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
Would completely : Depend on the nature of the fracture.
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Fibula: 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.
Last updated Aug 5, 2020


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