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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
I fractured my fibula just above the ankle 8 days ago & chipped the end at the characteristic "ankle bone." Is a strange burning sensation normal?
Don't kno what a-: -characteristic "ankle bone " is, but if it the medial tip of the tibia, it means an external rotation injury, first 2 go is the medial ligament, or avulsion Fx as U describe. Next with further rotation the anterior tin/fib ligament goes, more rotation =fibular Fx above the joint. This is unstable & needs attention, surgical? C a fellowship trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeon, ...Read more
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 have a broken right ankle they r say the fibula bone will it heal on its own i dont have insurance or the funds to see a orthopedic surgeon what to?
Depends: entirely on severity of fracture and associated injuries. If it is a non displaced or minimally displaced fracture and you have no other injury, it should eventually heal on its own. ...Read more
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?
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