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can you put weight on a broken ankle

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kiley Reynolds
25 years experience Pain Management
Physical Restrctions: The answer to this question much come from your orthopedic physician as he know the severity of the injury and the healing process.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tobin
37 years experience Podiatry
Eat less: You need to rest and let the fracture heal completely.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: Monitor your calorie and carbohydrate intake.
Dr. Vadim Glukh
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Upper body & diet: When dieting do not deprive yourself of proteins and calcium, but slow down on the carbs as well. And remember: milk has a lot of carbs!
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Probably: The cast is to stabilize and position the ankle in a proper position for healing. It also keeps you from re-injuring it. It does not eliminate the p ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Not always: If you have severe swelling they may wait 24-48 hours to put on a cast.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Half way There.: The best tip is follow your doctors orders. His treatment plan was determined by the specifics of your injury, the physiology of bone healing and his ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
SEE Dr put it on: You should see the person to put it on so it can takecorrecting action.Without seen the fx i can not make recomendations for you to take it off.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Parodi
15 years experience Podiatry
Follow-up: Continued pain after a broken ankle is common, often another procedure is necessary. See your surgeon for new x-rays and an exam.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
15 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Sorry difficult to: understand your exact question, but if you have a broken bone, you will have to go see your orthopaedic surgeon, and make sure you are compliant with ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Ask your surgeon: Do not attempt without consulting surgeon. Just curious, which ankle is it. If it is your driving foot this will obviously have a significant effect.

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