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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
No: Keeping pressure off the area will help in the healing process.

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
Podiatry 23 years experience
Have you seen the Dr: If you have a broken ankle, i hope that that was already evaluated by a foot/ankle specialist. Depending on the type of break (fracture) and how long... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
Podiatry 38 years experience
Broken Ankle: No you shouldn't walk on it if you want it to heal the correct way and not prolong the healing.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
Podiatry 23 years experience
Depends: This depends on the type of broken ankle you have and whether you can bear weight. You will need to ask specifically to your doctor treating your inj... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 39 years experience
If hurts=NO: Pain is a sign that there is a problem. A "broken" ankle initially requires casting or bracing with altered weight bearing (crutches). As the fracture... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
RICE: Rest, ice, compression , elevation.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hadfield
Podiatry 13 years experience
Yes: There are many types of fractures where a person is still able to bear weight. There are even some more major ones where I've seen people able to wal... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Ankle fracture: it is highly unlikely that you could dislodge the plate in your ankle from bumping it
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
See below: Pain, swelling, difficulty standing and walking.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Cast or boot: Depending on the type of injury, you may be offered a cast or more likely a boot. For the first few weeks, you will be non weightbearing until the hea... Read More

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