steeze4daysKnow how it feels bud, broke both bones in my lower right leg start of season before last!
For now, relax chill out, watch some netflix and get pumped for the huge recovery your gonna make.
As far as recovery it all depends on the type of break and how damaging it was, for example a compound break it going to take longer than a clean break which doesn't need to be set.
My break was fairly bad, and due to the tomahawk which followed after my leg broke it ended up twisting it all kinds of fucked up directions (had to be set 3 times)
Anyways, it was about 2 months until my cast came off, and then another few weeks before i was putting full weight on it.
All in all the full recovery back to full contact sports and skiing what not took about 6 to 7 months.
Every break is different and doctors guesses at how long it will be until your back at it will vary ALOT.
I was told i would not be back in sports for a full year due to the complexity of my break, i worked it down to half that.
In terms of how to go about working your leg back into contact sports and large impacts, it takes a lot of hard work, and how hard you work during your PT will determine how long it takes you to get back to it, in my personal experience Hydrotherapy (pool stuff) helps a huge amount initially, so i would highly recommend looking into that or at the least looking up a few exercises you could do in the pool
For recovery later on i suggest going to a physiotherapist, they will be able to stretch out and give strength back to the muscles which were weakened while they were in the cast (make sure you do the exercises they show you whenever you can and as often as you can)
Sorry, i've rambled on a bit but i hope this helps you in some way, and hey, don't look at this as a completely bad thing, before a broke my leg i was fairly active and fit but the time i spent sitting around being immobilised really showed me how important it was to me and i came back stronger and faster than i was before!
Good luck and i wish you a speedy recovery! (take this with a pinch of salt, your recovery may be much faster!)
SHORT VERSION: Also breaks leg/hard work/ lots of PT/ Recovers/ better than before/ good luck OP!
twoshanezso I broke my leg up at Killington exactly 1 month ago. Totally ended my season which is the worst part becasue I had a season pass, its been an uphill battle and ive made huge improvements but the one part im nervous about is getting back to were I was with park skiing considering Im just relearning to walk. Just wanted to see if anyone could give tips on how to deal with this shit. Thanks
Quinn_DavisI compound fractured my tibula and fibula 4 and a half months ago. I have been cleared to ski for about a month now but I am pretty concerned about relearning stuff. How long did it take you to get back every trick and what not you had before the break. Right now I can barely get down the hill.
Treestmani feel your pain man. I broke my pelvis 11 weeks ago, smashed a rock in deep blower powder, early season. thankfully the fractures werent displaced and didnt need surgery. Just relearned how to walk. it takes time. be patient, and dilligent with pt.