Broken Ankle

by Beverly Sain
(Winston Salem NC )

I am 6 weeks into a broken ankle - plate and 8 screws

Surgeon ok'd weight bearing 30 lbs at 4 weeks into injury increasing 20 lbs each week - I am now 70lbs weight bearing and down to 1 crutch - I am worried that this is too early for all of this but I am relying on doctor knowledge. Does this sound normal - I am a very active person , while I was out running I tripped over dog leash and injury occurred. I am worried about ever getting back to normal. I am so tired of hearing negative stories from people that have been through the same injury-
Can you ease my mind ?

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