"I can't put any weight on my leg"

About: Victoria Hospital / Trauma & orthopaedics

(as the patient),

I went over on my ankle and the doctor didn't X-ray me he just gave me a moon boot and said there is a chance I have a broken bone! But to come back in a week! So I've had the boot on and whenever I take it off the pain is intensifying! And I was trying to walk in my boot today I felt a tear in my leg and now I can't put any weight at all on my left foot or leg it hurts so bad I've been in bed all day!

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Response from Louise Ewing, Patient Relations Manager, NHS Fife

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Dear Maggiemay-3

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your ankle. In view of the pain you are experiencing, I would urge you to seek medical advice. If you contact me directly and provide me with your details I may be able to signpost you more accordingly. I would also be happy to share your concerns with relevent staff.

Plesae feel free to contact me directly on 01592 648069.


Louise Ewing

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