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What to do if I have a walking boot and have a fractured ankle non-displaced medial malleolus. 4 weeks. Can i weight bear?

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Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Should check with --

Your treating physician, as it depends on the healing of your fx.
He'll make a decision based on your xrays findings ; exam. No one but your physician should decide only.

In brief: Should check with --

Your treating physician, as it depends on the healing of your fx.
He'll make a decision based on your xrays findings ; exam. No one but your physician should decide only.
Dr. Tariq Niazi
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Typically not

Medial malleolar fractures have a fairly high risk of nonunion, so would not be wise to bear weight on it until it heals, which is typically at 6-8 weeks.

In brief: Typically not

Medial malleolar fractures have a fairly high risk of nonunion, so would not be wise to bear weight on it until it heals, which is typically at 6-8 weeks.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Dr. Edward Hellman
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