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www.healthboards.com/.../826298-broken-fibula-air-boot.html

I broke my fibula 5 days ago - ER put a splint on the leg/foot. 2 days later a follow up with the DR - removed splint, sent me home with air walking boot. Instructions - keep boot on while moving about, no weight on foot for 3 weeks, after 3 weeks apply a little weight but not much. Keep boot on while sleeping for the

thejacksonclinics.com/give-your-broken-fibula-the-boot

A broken fibula may be very painful, but sitting on the couch and letting it heal on its own is probably not the best approach. While your fibula—the long, thin outside bone of your lower leg—is healing, you should stay mobile through the use of a walking boot.. Although the fibula is considered a weight-bearing bone, it bears only 17% of your total body weight when upright.

www.starspt.org/give-broken-fibula-boot

A broken fibula may be very painful, but sitting on the couch and letting it heal on its own is probably not the best approach. While your fibula—the long, thin outside bone of your lower leg—is healing, you should stay mobile through the use of a walking boot.. Although the fibula is considered a weight-bearing bone, it bears only 17% of your total body weight when upright.

ehealthforum.com/health/wks-into-broken-fibula-with...

Almost 3 weeks ago, I broke my fibula directly above my ankle. It was a non-displaced fracture and I did not have to have surgery. When I visited my ortho doctor he put me into a walking boot right away and said that I would be wearing it for 6weeks. I asked him when I will be able to walk/drive (it is my right ankle)

www.healthtap.com/user_questions/334497-fibula-fracture-so...

Dr. Bloome responded: Depends. It really depends on the location and type of fibula fracture . A stable fracture that doesn't require surgery may be able to come out of boot in 2-6 weeks.

allproorthopedics.com/blog/broken-fibula-needs-time-and...

Broken Fibula Recovery Tips For Athletes. For those of you that are suffering from a broken fibula and are itching to get back in the game, there are certain no or low-impact exercises that can keep you in shape and active even while you are still recovering from your fibula injury.

www.healthline.com/health/fibular-fractures

Recovery and home care. The general process for healing a fibula fracture is immobilization with a splint or cast for several weeks, after which you might get a walking boot to help you walk.

www.livestrong.com/.../166350-treatment-for-a-broken-fibula

Treatment for a Broken Fibula Aubrey Bailey Lower leg fractures can occur from trauma, falls, sports injuries or overuse. Fractures of the fibula bone -- the smaller of the two bones of the lower leg -- can be minor hairline cracks or severe enough to interfere with your ability to bear weight and walk. ...

www.tetongravity.com/.../146562-Broken-Fibula-recovery

i broke my fibula on 2/28 of this year playing football. It was a complete break about an inch above the ankle and was imediately put in an air boot for no surgery was required.

www.verywellhealth.com/fibula-fractures-2549440

A fibula fracture occurs when there is an injury to the smaller of the two bones of the lower leg (the segment between the knee and ankle), the fibula. Illustration by Brianna Gilmartin, Verywell The larger bone of the lower leg, the tibia, carries most of the body weight. The smaller bone, the fibula, is located on the outside of the leg.