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knee immobilizer vs cast
A 32-year-old male asked:
Help! i can't bend knee above 40 degree is it normal ? I was on full cast for 6 weeks, then 4 weeks in immobilizer just removed, i had PCL injury.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
I was put in a knee immobilizer for a month due to a dislocated patella. The brace keeps sliding down and does not support my knee can I ask for cast ?
Dr. Raymond Schneider answered
45 years experience in Family Medicine
You can but you may not like it.: When we do a cast for a knee injury it is a straight leg cast. This means that you can't bend your knee at all and you have to hobble around on crutch ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Would a plaster cast help a painful knee if I think it is dislocating? One of my friends in Spain have had this done.
A 23-year-old female asked:
I landed on my leg wrong a week ago, got immobilizer & crutches. Getting better but still some pain below knee & when bending knee. Dr appt tmr.
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A female asked:
I'm having trouble bending my knee without a ton of pain after being in a full leg cast for 5 weeks, help?
A 41-year-old member asked:
I broke my left leg and was put on a knee immobilizer but it doesn't seem to want to stay put what else can I so to support the broken leg ?
A 48-year-old female asked:
I broke my fibula 8 weeks ago. I got my air cast [email protected] 6 weeks and was told to start weight bear slowly everyday. My knee hurts when i do.Why?
Dr. Joseph Gregorace answered
27 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Fibula head pain: I assume you broke your fibula at the ankle. (and not proximally at the knee). At the time if fracture the mechanism of the fracture could have caused ... Read More
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