Broken Ankle

On March 9th I broke my ankle. They put a splint on, and ten days later i went to have a plaster cast put on. because of the severe ammount of swelling, they put me in another splint. My orthopedist told me that this sort of brake was very unusual, and i could decide between having surgery or letting it try to heal naturally. He decided to let it heal naturally. Finally on March 27th I was finally put in a plaster cast. I am hoping to get a boot cast next week. My question is...I can feel how swollen the ankle still is (because my cast gets tight sometimes) and it still REALLY hurts. Is this typical?

Posted By Jessica on April 17, 2006 at 21:25:09:

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