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How long before i can walk if i broke my lower tibia and have a hairline fracture about an inch above?

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Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry

In brief: Lower tibia fracture

Follow your doctor's instructions as to when you can start weight bearing.
If you have not done so, please consult a podiatrist or foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon for treatment.

In brief: Lower tibia fracture

Follow your doctor's instructions as to when you can start weight bearing.
If you have not done so, please consult a podiatrist or foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon for treatment.
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Dr. Michael Patney
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Depends

We usually monitor the breaks by x-ray watching for bone healing and alignment .
Once enough healing is present you can gradually increase the weight on the leg. If you had surgery then that will likely be faster.

In brief: Depends

We usually monitor the breaks by x-ray watching for bone healing and alignment .
Once enough healing is present you can gradually increase the weight on the leg. If you had surgery then that will likely be faster.
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