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A 20-year-old female asked:
I fell on the side walk about a month ago. The doctors have me crutches and a walking boot. The walking boot doesn't help that much. Is it fractured?
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A 25-year-old female asked:
I strained my Achilles' tendon and was put into a walking boot for about 2 weeks. Then doctor said I should be fine. Why does it still hurt?
A 41-year-old female asked:
When a big toe is broken, is it better to use crutches and not walk at all, or to use the walking boot if the doctor allows? I am scared of walking!
A 34-year-old male asked:
I saw my ortho doc and he said I have a fractured 5th metatarsal. He gave me a walking boot and said come back in 3 weeks. Is this normal procedure?
A female asked:
Hurt 5th metatarsal and had swelling, bruising and it hurts sooo much when i walk.clear Xrays, yet doc still gave me a walking boot. is that normal?
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Have Jones fracture with routine healing, going on 3 months not healed completely, doc wants me back in 2 months. I am in walking boot. How long does it take? Very concerned that its taking so long.
A member asked:
Should I use crutches? Or should I use a walking boot? Both? So, i was playing soccer when i tripped and fell on my ankle. Just a few months ago, i sprained the same ankle and it really hurts. My dad does not want to take me to the doctor, though. I do ha
A 37-year-old member asked:
Does the orthopedic doctor typically let one choose between a cast for a broken foot and a walking boot?
A 27-year-old female asked:
How can you prevent an ankle fracture from becoming displaced?I am using a walking boot currently as recommended by my doctor.
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