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dcb    2:50pm May 15 2017

(WBAT- Weight-bearing as tolerated - is sometimes used). Congratulations! Yes, being able to shower properly is wonderful.

Aqua walking or swimming is a good idea. Just be VERY CAREFUL walking from the changing room to the pool and getting in and out. I swam once I could use the leg well enough to drive to the pool, as I recall.

Progress may accelerate from this point. I did have evenings when I had to cool my foot and ankle down in a bucket of cold/ice water - heat of metabolism as muscles started working again.

Note also that elevating the leg will still be needed for a while

Fibula Fx lat. malleolus Weber B 12 June 2015
ORIF plate 18 June. Cast problems (allodynia) so boot from 25th but NWB.
25 July start PWB in boot, 7 Aug PWB without boot. 14th Aug few steps FWB.
9 Sept 10-steps jog 25 Sept: PT says go run!

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