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 ... 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 »

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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With proper treatment, most fibular fractures heal within four to six weeks, according to Baylor Scott & White Health. To avoid further injury and aid healing, doctors recommend that patients walk with crutches, and pati... More »

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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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A bone contusion is a small hidden fracture on a bone commonly found close to the skin's surface, according to Baylor Scott & White Health. A bone contusion is not as severe as a bone fracture, and it can happen to peopl... More »

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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... More »