Ailments & Conditions

Tibia Fracture – Types, Symptoms, Treatment & More

What Is a Tibia Fracture?

Along with the fibula, the tibia is one of the two bones in the lower leg. It is the larger one and plays an important part in body mechanics. More specially, this bone is essential for supporting the body weight and ensuring ankle as well as knee joint operations. A tibia fracture may refer to any break or crack in the tibia bone. It would happen with other forms of tissue damage related to the surrounding ligaments or muscles. You should visit your healthcare provider as soon as you notice certain signs of tibia fracture to get proper diagnosis and treatment.  [1]