Broken Fibula and Dislocated Tibia

by Nick C
(SpringHill, FL)

My Leg X-ray

My Leg X-ray

About 7 weeks ago I was playing football and broke my leg. I fractured my lower left fibula and the tibia dislocated from the ankle. I had surgery to put in a titanium plate and screws on the fibula. I had a cast on for 6 weeks and just had that taken off.

My Dr said I still cant put any weight on my leg for another month but that I could start range of motion exercises for my ankle. My ankle seems to be the only place I really have pain. My leg doesn't hurt at all where the break was.

What are some exercises I can do with my ankle to get motion back? and how long can I expect to be down from this injury.

I'm 24 years old and have played sports all my life. This is my first serious injury....

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