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Ankle Put Fibula Bone Cause Problems
I broke my ankle a couple years ago and had a plate put in the fibula bone. Do the plates ever cause problems?
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Have a broke tibia and fibula 4 inches up from my ankle. Its been 5 weeks. No shown bone growth is this a problem?
See your orthopedist: Your bone doctor can provide you the best information , compare the X rays and give you a definitive answer. Good luck. ...Read more
I've broken the fibula bone and am in a walking brace support. I feel my ankle is better and want to start driving again. What do you advise?
You Car Can Wait.: The fact that your ankle is feeling better is testimony to the effective way your fracture has been treated to date. There is a defined period of time that must pass to meet the demands of a healing bone. To alter your treatment plan on your own is a mistake. It would be best to ask your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 days ago the anterior of ankle along the fibula started to hurt for no reason, very little swelling, im worried it could be serious... Bone cancer?
I broke my fibula bone and and wearing a plaster orthopedic cast. Is it normal to have ankle pain?
I broke both tibia ad fibula just above the ankle joint and dislocated my ankle. Surgery three months ago fixed the bones with a plate and five screws in one and three screws in the other. I still cannot bear weight on the affected foot and when I try I g
Healed?: I suspect if you still can't bear weight that the bones have not healed or have shifted in a way that causes pain. You need to see your orthopaedic surgeon for x-rays and an evaluation. Make sure they review your injury and the current state o healing with you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is my leg cast too tight? I fractured my fibula and tore a ligament near my ankle. Yesterday my doctor repositioned my foot/ bone in preparation to be casted. I didn't experience much pain or discomfort once the cast was set but today I am experiencing a
It : It is very important to keep your leg elevated above the level of your heart to prevent swelling after a reduction and casting since the cast is circumferential and if your foot swells it may cut off circulation. I would keep it elevated and apply ice and if the pain and swelling does not subside or if it worsens i would go to the nearest er and have the cast split or removed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had an accident 14 months ago what made the extra bone in my ankle hurt. Can I get it removed as it's still a problem and causes pain daily?
6 yrs ago broke ankle dr said it may cause problems in future due 2 xtra bone growth i now have sharp throbbing pain & stiffness. Can this be a result?
Yes: It is not that unusual for a broken ankle to develop arthritis years after the injury. This can be quite significant depending on the nature of the break and how it was treated. There are several ways to manage this. If pain from joint is bad, a shot may help, p.T. And some type of ankle and/or foot brace/support/orthotic can also be helpful. Of course the type of shoes you wear also are a factor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inversion ankle sprain: after 1 week: new bruise shows upon lower fibula hours after starting to put weight on it: http://oi40.Tinypic.Com/5b1cv4.Jpg
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