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I am sorry to hear of your injury. Was this surgically treated or left to heal on its own?
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Sorry to hear about your injury , i am here to help you .If you please let me know about few things about injury
Ok , can you please tell me , what was the exact location of fracture on fibula ? Was it near to ankle or near to knee ?
And please if you can share the 1st and last x ray please ?
Ok , what was the exact mechanism of injury ?
Ok no worries if you donot have x ray .Please tel me where exactly do you feel pain , at the fracture site ? And is there any trouble in walking ? And do you feel any pain in ankle ?
Have they done the x ray of ankle as well ?.
Ideally fracture of fibula heel nicely . You donot have to do any thing . Even you donot need immobilization in the form of cast or boot . There is only one type of fracture of prximal fibula (fracture near to kneee ) which can cause some trouble in heeling , the fracture with ankle injury .
But as you told me they have screened your ankle by doing x ray , so i am pretty sure they would not have missed ankle injury .
And its already been 6 weeks it would have healed by now
When you preass the site of fracture does it hurt now ?
Then donot worry , its not a fracture pain . Fracture pain due to non heeling is always maximum at fracture site . Your pain is in calf region .
If you press hardly over fracture site and donot feel any tenderness then donot worry about fracture .
Are you currently non weight bearing ? Have they advised you to be non weightbearing ?
We can adress calf pain as well . Do you feel pain when you squeeze your calf ?
Has the doctor given you any blood thining medication ?
Well what you told me about fracture . Based on that it does look like simple prox fibula fracture without any ankle injury .
Treatment for that is full weight bearing without any crutches or assisstamce.
To label the fracture as heeling or not it better if i have x ray.
For calf pain if its svere in nature and its sverly painful on squeezing i would suggest get an opinion from your GP so that DVT can be ruled out by doing clinical examination.
If you want to get an opinion on x ray please let me know when you have x ray . I would be pleased to advise you on x ray as well .
You can request for my consultation on app , and they will put you through with me .
Ok now worries . You are welcome .
Feel free to ask if you have any question .Take care . Bye