Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

which is best cast or surgery

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Which is most: comfortable for you is the way you sleep , speak to your surgeon for further instructions .

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably: You would certainly want to check with your individual surgeon; but at least theoretically your foot and ankle would be protected in a cast for riding ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Ortho: Your ortho would have definitive answer, but expect 6 to 8 weeks.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Don't like them: I feel they are unstable and difficult for a patient to use.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose J Monsivais
49 years experience Hand Surgery
Needs Hand Surgeon: The treatment may be splinting and hand therapy, traction apparatus or surgery.
A member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Prolonged recovery: You did not mention where , most common is leg , was done to releases the the pressure and prevent damage to nerves and muscles.Most of the times proc ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Weiner
32 years experience Podiatry
6-8 weeks: 6-8 weeks total. Feeling no pain is good.
1
1 thank
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
35 years experience Sports Medicine
Need some treatment: Tfcc ligament tears usually do not heal without some form of treatment. I do feel that it may be worth a course of a cortizone (hydrocortisone) injec ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Is it painful: either way you need to check with your surgeon to make sure everything in place and your repair is solid and intact if it is painful definitely someth ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Depends what: The surgery is. For example if you are repairing a hammer toe of the fourth toe, there should be no reason to be in a cast at all........

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month