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... More »

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... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

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. More » Health Conditions & Diseases Breaks & Sprains

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... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

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... More »

The small muscles in the hip that are commonly used for injections are the ventrogluteal or gluteus medius muscles, according to Scott & White Healthcare. These muscles are common sites for injections and can be used saf... More » Science Human Anatomy Muscles

A good range-of-motion exercise for a broken wrist involves pushing the right hand forward with the fingers pointing down, slowly pulling the back of the hand and holding the position for a specific period, reports Scott... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Breaks & Sprains