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#320 Can I run after broken ankle surgery?

A runner broke her ankle and foot in five places and had surgery. She wrote in and wanted to know if she might run again:

“I’m 34 years old. I had a bike accident 4 days ago. I broke my tibia bone at the medial malleolus, distal fibula bone, and metatarsal bones 2, 3, and 4. The surgery went well. I was a runner. I used to run  4 times a week. Is there any chance I can run again?”

Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast we’re talking about what whether or not there is any chance you can run again after breaking five bones in your foot and ankle, and recovering from ankle fracture surgery.

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