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 Re: My tib/fib fracture
dcb    1:51pm Jul 1 2017

Sympathies for your injury. Regarding the dorsiflexion, I had problems with this after being NWB in a cast and then a boot for six weeks post-op. Towel was definitely easier than knee-to wall.

I highly recommend seeing a physiotherapist to help with this if possible, and persevering with the exercises. I had inadequate physio, didn't regain full range of motion despite home exercises, returned to long-distance running, training for a 56-mile race (Comrades, in South Africa), and stress-fractured my pelvis on the other side 16 miles into London Marathon. However, I did fully recover from that (and got extra physio to improve my left ankle dorsiflexion) and I ran Comrades this year.

Good luck!

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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17 June 2018