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A 44-year-old female asked:

Avulsion fracture of cuboid left foot. sprain of calcaneofibular ligament in tibial walker boot, triathlete. time to return to training??

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Edward Kormylo
Podiatry 15 years experience
Depends on routine: Typically a patient with this type of injury can get back on an exercise bicycle with light resistance at 4-6 weeks. High impact activity like running is usually reserved for 3 months after injury with a supportive brace
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
It takes about 6-8: weeks for bone to heal. If your a triathlete then I would not recommend you returning until this time elapses to ensure complete healing. Obviously you need to work closely to the doc you are seeing who will evaluate you clinically and radiographically.
Last updated Nov 9, 2015

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