first walking post ankle fracture with air cast

I am 8 weeks post distal tibia(ankle) fracture and also in an air cast.

I just start putting pressure on my foot to walk (with walker and air cast)and began experiencing swelling and discomfort over mid shin area. I just returned from clinic so I walked to car and around the clinic, again to and from car. (Some rests in between walking) When I got home I really noticed the swelling so I elevated leg and applied ice. Is this a normal occurrence when beginning to have mobility?

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