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Tibia and fibula fracture
Sir, I met am accident on 25th December 2020 when I was hit by a car while crossing road. My tibia and fibula broke. I was operated on 27th Dec 2020 and Intra Medullary Nailing was done with rod and screws. It's been 42 days. I have little swelling around ankle. Please guide me whether I can start putting weight on my leg or not. Recent X ray is uploaded for your ready reference.
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Its a well executed surgery. Start weight-bearing.. initially with support like walker or crutches, then full weight bearing. Swelling is common with lower limb fractures.. do not worry!
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U have a Proximal dynamic bolt so can start PWB.
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Start strengthening exercises before weight bearing.
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