A 20-year-old male asked:
Fractured my fibula 6 weeks ago, cast removed today and weightbearing is okay but i can't push my knee over my toes is this normal due to swelling?
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Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
Post cast stiffness: It is very common for people who have been immobilized in a cast to experience stiffness in the joint (s) . This stiffness will usually resolve in a few weeks with some stretching but sometimes a formal physical therapy program may be needed.
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Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 32 years experience
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Last updated Mar 20, 2015
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