I broke my ankle (fibula) exactly one week ago and am STILL not in a hard cast. I was put in a boot the day of and told to follow up in a week. We went back early by a couple days because I was in unbearable pain and they put me in a soft/temporary cast. It happened at work so I have to wait for a worker's comp representative to set up an appointment with an orthopedic doc. So far I've heard NOTHING even though I've been calling them almost every day. Most of the clinic's here are booking appointments at least two weeks out, which means my ankle will be out of a cast for at least three weeks all together. Is this OK?? I don't understand why I'm having such a hard time getting a cast. I'm worried that it will heal wrong or take more time. Help!!!
An ankle sprain is an injury to the bands of ligaments that surround and connect the bones of the leg to the foot. The injury typically happens when you accidentally twist or turn your ankle in an awkward way. This can stretch or tear the ligaments that hold your ankle bones and joints together.Heel & Ankle Pain Treatment Options Available at DPMC
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 1 Aug 2012 • 1 answer
Posted 29 Nov 2015 • 0 answers
Fracture, bone - MONGTEGGIA FRACTURE - In August of last year, I fell and broke my arm, resulting in
Posted 12 May 2016 • 0 answers
Posted 1 Jun 2016 • 1 answer
Posted 26 Apr 2017 • 0 answers