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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. J mark Rheudasil
37 years experience Vascular Surgery
perhaps. . .: An airboot typically wound not interfere with DVT treatment, though, it is possible your doctor may recommend stronger compression.

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Bluman
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Depends....: A broken ankle can take a variable amount of time to heal. There are a number if things that factor into how long it will take. One of the most impor ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Crazy: I'm crazy too but if your ankle is getting better with time you should be able to work. Just don't overwork.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Fehr
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
Fibula: elevate, ice and motrin. patience, for another 6 weeks
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Upper body: If you have a feeling that your foot is fractured or sprained you should see a doctor and get it diagnosed and treated. It is reasonable to use pain a ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
Help or hurt: Boot camps are physically demanding though they can dramatically improve strength, stamina and conditioning if properly supervised. There is risk of ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Upper body : Conditioning......
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Bullard
28 years experience Podiatry
Non weight bearing: Given where the fracture is and how you are being treated you could consider pool therapy and or a stationary bike.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Dearborn
29 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
It depends...: If you had surgery to repair a tear, you should avoid weight bearing exercise for at least 8-12 weeks. If you had the torn part removed, you could ge ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aileen Shieu
19 years experience Hand Surgery
Cardio: While you cannot lift weights, you can still participate in cardio activities, such as running, hiking or stationary cycling.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Atrial fib: Atrial fibrillation in an otherwise normal heart would not rule out bicycle exercise. You should ask your doctor what if any exercise you should be do ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
As important as ever: Diet control is just as important during periods of vigorous exercise as when we are less active. The best analogy may be when you consider a performa ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not advised: If this is something you do on a regular basis and have no problem doing it, you should be ok. You can do long hikes that are not strenuous. You can d ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Pretty much normally: You should be able to exercise normally with a colostomy, with the possible exception that you will probably want to avoid full contact sports.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Depends on your diet: If you burn off more than you take in calorie wise - you will gradually lose weight Without knowing what your caloric intake is, it would be difficult ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: You can do upper body and leg exercises no weight bearing.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
By losing body fat!: This is a common question answered by many docs on healthtap! you cannot spot-lose weight. Weight loss will occur in your entire body. However, by b ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
Exercise bikes: Exercise bikes are a good cardio workout.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Any kind is good: You are busy! do create time for yourself as that makes you more productive all around. You can walk or jog while kids ride bikes. You can do yoga or ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
InTheLegs,NotStomach: I had them and they eventually go away with a decrease in intensity and duration of exercise after a few days off. Stretching, massage and icing too-- ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: Monitor your calorie and carbohydrate intake.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. ALICIA Almendral
22 years experience Family Medicine
Get treatment first: Bacterial conjunctivitis, or pink eye, is contagious. You need to treat it with antibiotics. After 24 hours of treatment, it is less contagious. I rec ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
One should: Not have foot pain from a barefoot workout. So, if you make pain see a doctor, .
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick St. Pierre
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Low impact: Low impact activities such as swimming or exercise bike are usually safe.
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