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Depends: There are some fractures that are safe to weight bear. Others require a period of protected weight bearing. Ask your orthopedist.
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Physical therapy: After the leg has healed adequately, physical therapy can help strengthen the muscles and reteach how to walk again.
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53 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Adequate splinting: Folks with broken bones in the legs can travel if the fracture is either adequately fixed or well immobilized so as to cut down on mobility at the fr ... Read More
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