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Fairbanks, AK
A 16-year-old female asked:

I have an avulsion fracture in my right ankle and its been 1 week now;how long should i wait before starting activity again? (i am a high lvl gymnast)

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Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Hard to say: This depends on where in your ankle/foot the avulsion was and how severe, like any alignment issues. Your best bet is to review this issue with the doctor who made your diagnosis: hopefully an orthopedic physician.
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