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What's the fastest way to recover from a fractured ankle?

Follow Dr's orders. Treatments, casts, surgery, bone simulators, electric stim all help but bone heals on average in 8 to 12 weeks. Read more...
Depends . On type and severity of fracture. Cast immobilization, nonweightbearing is best. If surgery is an option, this may speed healing process. Surgery will not always be necesary. Read more...

Please tell me how to recover from a fractured ankle fast?

Follow your Dr's adv. Follow your dr's advice. There are many types of ankle fractures that have different rates of healing and outcomes. The only thing you can do to to help heal faster is good nutrition and compliance with medical advice. Read more...
Compliant. You need to be compliant with the restrictions and activity level recommended by your doctor. Read more...

How long can a fractured ankle take to heal?

Depends. Depends on several factors. If the fracture ends are in good alignment, a normal healthy person may heal in 6-8 weeks. If there is gapping of the fracture or if the patient has certain medical conditions that delay healing, the time until fracture union will be prolonged. Read more...
6 weeks. Usually about 6 weeks. See a sports medicine physician to get the proper treatment. Read more...

How long goes a fractured ankle take to completely heel, well so I can walk and wear heels?

6-12 weeks or more. Generally, bones heal in about 6-8 weeks. Depending on the severity of your ankle fracture (did it involve the fibula and the tibia or just the fibula?), and depending on the need for surgery, you may have a fair amount of swelling in the ankle, which could preclude wearing heals for much longer than 6-8 weeks. Swelling can take up to a year to improve, and may never fully resolve. Read more...
Ankle fracturw. A fracture usually takes 6-8 weeks to heal. Than about another 4-6 weeks of rehab. So around three months before you can wear heels. Read more...

How can I recover from an oblique fibular fracture aka broken ankle?

Stable Fx will heal. Effective fracture healing requires a healthy stable environment both locally at the fracture site and systemically (good nutrition). Simple immobilization (casting) with or without a reduction to realign malpositioned bones often suffices. Unstable fractures, for which a stable acceptable reduction cannot be obtained, may require surgery with placement of pins plates, and screws to allow healing. Read more...
Ankle fracture. Oblique fibula fracture is an unstable fracture. If there is no displacement then non weightbearing cast and crutches should be adequate. If there is displacement then surgery is required, to prevent deformity or loss of function. Read more...