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Depending on the severity of the fibula fracture, treatment may range from merely limiting movement to surgery, according to Scott & White Healthcare. When it is first suspected that the fibula may be fractured, it is be...

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Treatment for a fibula fracture involves resting, applying ice, medication, use of crutches and use of a walking boot or a brace. In some cases, a person may need a surgical operation to place screws, a rod or a plate to...

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Common treatments for tibia and fibula fractures, both bones in the leg, include reduction, casting and surgery, according to WebMD. The type of treatment depends on the severity of the break.

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Surgery for Dupuytren's contracture may present risks that include damage to nerves or blood vessels in the hand, infection and numbness, according to Scott & White Healthcare. The outcome of the surgery determines wheth...

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There are many ways a fibula can be broken and healing time is directly related to the type and severity of the fracture sustained, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. While most bones take at leas...

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With proper treatment, fibula fractures heal within four to six weeks, according to Baylor Scott & White Health. Fibula fractures are painful but seldom serious because this small lower-leg bone only supports 17 percent ...

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A reverse ileostomy is done to reconnect the small intestine to the other intestine, according to Scott & White Healthcare. Ileostomies are done to ensure the body has a way to rid itself of waste.

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