Wake 101
Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
WakeWorld Home
Email Password
Go Back   WakeWorld > Wakeboarding Discussion

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old     (priszkid)      Join Date: Aug 2007       07-21-2013, 10:16 AM Reply   
So I fractured my ankle in 2 places over the Fourth of July on a freak of a wrong landing while wakeboarding. Needless to say, I'm all casted up and I see my summer riding going away quickly. The doc says I'll be in my cast 6-8 weeks. Do you guys have any suggestions for training I could be doing since I can't put any weight on it whatsoever? Thanks in advance.
Old     (kitewake)      Join Date: Jul 2007       07-26-2013, 5:16 PM Reply   
Training for what? To stay in shape? Can think of much you can really do. As for improving your recovery..there are so many variables. It is not just the bone is the soft tissue damage. If you broke you ankle...that means the end of your tib or fib...right? Which means soft tissue damage. You will find that takes longer than the bone.

Last year...I broke my scaphoid riding MX. Bone healed very rapidly...about 7 weeks..which is fast for a scaphoid. Took another 2 months to get back to 90% due to the wrist sprain factor. 7 weeks ago...I had a comminuted intraarticular distal radius fracture. I was in a splint for 1 week...and a cast for 3...before they told me I did not need a cast any more. My bones heal fast...but my wrist is still junk....basically...I have a really bad sprain that will take time to heal.

You all think wakeboarding is risky...take up MX if you want to rack some real medical bills....

It sounds like you did not have that mean it was a pretty simple and stable break...which is good.... Just follow your docs orders...


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 8:06 PM.

Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
Wake World Home


© 2016 eWake, Inc.    
Advertise    |    Contact    |    Terms of Use    |    Privacy Policy    |    Report Abuse    |    Conduct    |    About Us