A 57-year-old male asked:
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i have a broken fibula, i'm fairly active . what's the best kind of cast to have to accommodate that lifestyle?

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Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Fibula Fracture: Assuming it's a stable fracture and nondisplaced or minimally displaced you probably won't need a cast at all. A walking boot and weight bearing as tolerated is usually the most common recommendation in this situation. Best of luck!
Answered on Jun 9, 2013

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