dcb 11:35am Dec 10 2017
Tilly, it's great being able to remove the airboot - but safer to do so only when you're sitting or lying with the leg supported. It will give protection if you lose your balance on the crutches (can happen).
Also, good to get used to putting the foot (in the boot) to the ground again, even if onlt doing so for balance, not putting weight on it - it's going to feel strange and you need to get used to it.
Can perfectly understand wanting an X-ray for peace of mind. I would too!
Hopefully should be less uncomfortable once the syndesmosis screws are out. I had a Weber B and they were a little concerned I might have damaged the syndesmosis, but thankfully not (based on the fact that I'm back to running ultramarathons without problems).
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!