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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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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.

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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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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...

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