I wish I would have seen this post 2 months ago. I hope by this time you would have gone to get a second opinion from a different dr. I too broke both the tibia and fibia 4 yrs ago I cant imagine them sending you home for 5 wks with pain meds. Remembering the pain I was in it literally makes me ill. My surgery to insert the rods and pins were done the next day. I can't see or feel the pins, I have to small scars on each side of my ankle and one up at the knee. I do have pain but it is not constant mostly when it is cold or damp. As far as walking, after finishing PT and the use of a cane for approx 6 mos. I walk unassisted. Occasionally I can hear my ankle clicking when I walk. My point is FIND ANOTHER DOCTOR!!! You should not be in pain or having trouble walking. Sounds to me the ER sent you home and dr. didnt care because you didnt have insurance.
Good Luck....I hope you get the treatment you should have had from the beginning.View Thread
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