I fractured my lateral malleolus at the start of January, and I'm still getting back to 100% now.
I found that the bone itself healed really quickly, but it's the ligament and muscle damage that is taking the time to heal.
I cut the plaster off after 4 days and bought a removable brace instead. I read up on good foods to aid bone healing and rubbed comfrey oil into the area twice a day too.
I actually managed one VERY painful snowboard run exactly 3 weeks after the original accident, but I was probably being an arse.
I have found that walking on un-even surfaces (I live right next to the beach) has helped to re-build strength into the area.
My first 2 rides since the break I did on my full sus bike (to lessen the shocks). However, this was me on Saturday..... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eZt9--1u ... e=youtu.be
My ankle felt fine, so I'm going to try some beach running this week too