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Can I play rugby again if I have broken my ankle, or will it be more likely to break again?

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Dr. Selene Parekh
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
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In brief: Return to play

Once the ankle is fully healed, you are not at an increased risk to rebreak the ankle.

In brief: Return to play

Once the ankle is fully healed, you are not at an increased risk to rebreak the ankle.
Dr. Selene Parekh
Dr. Selene Parekh
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Dr. Robert Mihalich
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle

In brief: Yes

As long as it has healed completely and is in good alignment, you should be able to return to rugby and the bone should be as strong as it was before it was broken.

In brief: Yes

As long as it has healed completely and is in good alignment, you should be able to return to rugby and the bone should be as strong as it was before it was broken.
Dr. Robert Mihalich
Dr. Robert Mihalich
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