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what exercises can you do with a broken toe

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Depends: What direction it broke, if any nail is hanging, if there is infection or blood under the nail. More info is needed.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Remove: The broken part and let a new one grow back. Let your podiatrist do it, not you.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Swim: And concentrate on upper body excercises.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Exercise!: How to stay in shape despite an(y) injury? Do all the other exercises that don't aggravate that specific injury. For instance, if running/walking aggr ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reed
Dr. Mark Reed answered
31 years experience Podiatry
None: Hi: fractures must heal by being immobilized or a painful pueudoarthrosis may occur. This question should be directed to your doctor who is treatm ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Stick with: Upper body until you heal.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below: You can do all the exewrcises for the upper extremities and if it a walking cast you can use the stepper.Can do all sort of isometric exercises.Sittin ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience Podiatry
Depends: It depends on the type of injury you have. You need to ask what your limitations are from the foot specialist that has been treating your injury. Yo ... Read More
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Ask your doctor: This depends on the type of your fracture, how were you treated, and how far along you are in tetms of the healing process. Your doctor is the only o ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Swim: Check with doc if allowed, they sell seal tight cast covers....
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Doctor approved: While certain exercises are ok to do with a broken wrist it depends on the amount of swelling and stability of the fracture. Only the treating doctor ... Read More
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Move: When one has a broken arm, in order to let it heal, it gets immobilized, that is it is placed at rest in order to let the bones heal. So, movement is ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Cast vs. surgery: Treatment will largerly depend on the location of the fracture and its complexity. Certain wrist bones must be surgically united, whereas other may be ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: This is going to depend on the type of fracture (i.e. Which part of the arm, severity of the fracture, open or closed, etc) and the type of fixation u ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Upper body : Conditioning......
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
16 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
RICE: Rest, ice it, elevate it above heart level. That's provided you've seen an orthopaedic surgeon and found out if you need a cast, splint or surgery.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Thumb spica: First off, you need to be seen. Your provider will ensure there are no complicating factors, such as dislocation or joint involvement that may need to ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
18 years experience Podiatry
Depending on...: The type of fracture, that is up to your doctor. If you were my patient, and the fracture was significant enough, you are not working out for a minim ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Immobilize it: Use an ace wrap or wear a stiff shoe (Dr.Scholl's).
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Heal bone first: Tibias heal poorly and can go on to monunion they usually should be nailed enknee motion to follow sometimes weight bering depending on frx pattern an ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Upper body exercises: You can perform upper body, and non weight bearing exercises.
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