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I cleanly broke my fibula last night in a football game. How long will it take to be back at one hundred percent?

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Dr. Bradley Butkovich
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In brief: Depends on the

IF it needs surgery it will take anywhere from 8-12 weeks. If it is a simple non-dispalced fibula fracture at the distal ankle you may be back as early as 6-8 weeks. fractures in general take 8 weeks to heal.

In brief: Depends on the

IF it needs surgery it will take anywhere from 8-12 weeks. If it is a simple non-dispalced fibula fracture at the distal ankle you may be back as early as 6-8 weeks. fractures in general take 8 weeks to heal.
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