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High Ankle Sprain - Recovery Question

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What is the average timeline for a high ankle sprain which required surgery? I have a baseline from what the orthopedic doctor has given, but am looking for the blanks to be filled in. There are four times I am looking for.


Surgery at 0 weeks (screw used to hold tibia and fibula together)

Cast replaced with boot at 6 weeks

Screw removal at 8 weeks

Crutches not required at ? weeks

Boot no longer required at ? weeks

100% of normal weight bearing activities can proceed (non-high impact) at ? weeks

100% of high-impact activities can proceed (running) at ? weeks
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replied June 23rd, 2007
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Sorry, I can't help. It seems like an orthopedist would definitely know the answers.
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