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 Re: Struggling with ankle mobility
Sarah Clayton    7:40pm Nov 26 2017

Hi mike - I broke my fibula July 1st and was in a cast for 10 weeks. It definitely restricted my ankle movement and I did physiology for two months 3 times/week. My PT used to put a belt around my ankle while I was on the other knee and on the foot of the bad leg. He would pull to get flexion and hold. It was pretty uncomfortable but I swear this helped my get the full coward flexion I have now. I actually have almost no swelling and that used to be my biggest problem. Lots of work on the toes and also with elastic c helped with strength and flexibility. Good luck!

July 1 2017 - spiral break fibula July 7 Aircast NWB road bike wipeout
July 31 - PWB
Aug 18 - FWB in boot Aug 22 - first PT
Aug 24 - 8 wks - FWB boot no crutches
Sept 7 - 10 wks - first steps no boot
Oct 1 - back on my horse

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