According to Dr. Jonathan Cluett in an About.com article on fibular fractures, treatment methods for a broken fibula vary from surgery to patients using braces. The treatment differs according to the severity of the inju... More »

With appropriate treatment, a fibula fracture generally heals in four to six weeks, states Baylor Scott & White Health. Depending on the level and severity of the break, treatment options include ice, elevation and using... More »

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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... More »

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 »

Most fractures of the humerus are treated using braces or casts without surgery, according to Drugs.com. However, with more severe fractures where there are multiple breaks, if the fracture leaves bone chips or when the ... More »

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In elderly patients, the most common cause of a broken pelvis is a fall from a standing position, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. High-energy impacts, such as those that occur during motor vehi... More »

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The symptoms of a fibula fracture are pain in the affected limb, and difficulty or inability for the affected limb to bear weight, according to Drugs.com. If the fracture is very bad, the broken bone may break the skin. More »

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