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Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Shortly: You will have to ask your surgeon for their advice but you should be able to go back to some work up as soon as you feel up to it.
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
That all depends on-: -what procedure is done. Ask Ur surgeon what is going 2 B done & present him with this question. Non boney repair would B about 6-8 wks, so soft t ... Read More
Dr. David Moats
36 years experience Podiatry
Months: It actually depends on the type of bunion surgery that you are having. Just a simple bunionectomy may allow you to return to some of these activities ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Fred Birnbaum
43 years experience Podiatry
Water exercise: Use a buoyancy belt and bicycle your feet in the deep end. Also water barbells can be used in the shallow end- both good cardio workouts
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on age, --: As kids do not need therapy generally. They'll start walking or crawling as soon as the fx has healed enough, and its not hurting them.
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Dr. Amogh Sahai
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Ortho knows best: i am assuming you sustained some kind of fracture. The ortho md probably saw the last xray films and noticed that you had proper callus formation so ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Gantsoudes
17 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
No weight at all: What i mean when i make my patients non-weight bearing is that they are not allowed to put any pressure whatsoever on the affected limb. Clarify with ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
If don't use it ....: Lack of force applied to bone over time causes loss of mass and strength: simular to muscle.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tobin
38 years experience Podiatry
Call your doctor: Call your treating doctor and discussed it with him
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on severity: Ankle sprains depending on severity can take anywhere from 2-3 to 4-6 wks. To heal depending on severity.Your orthopedic surgeon can guide you as u he ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
It depends...: I don't keep my patients non-weight bearing after hammertoe repair at all! you will really have to ask the doctor who is performing the procedures.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, if...: Bone cysts can cause persistent pain if the cyst has weakened the bone or caused it to fracture. Persistent pain in the region of a known cyst require ... Read More
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