A 52-year-old female asked:
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4 aligned foot fractures (so no surgery). Doctor removed the fiberglass cast for the 3rd-week Xray, then prescribed the walking boot. Is it TOO EARLY?

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Dr. James Dukelow
30 years experience in Podiatry
Boots are great: In my experience, such fractures seem to have a good bond at 3 wks. Walking boots actually immobilize quite sufficiently. Just don't over do it, as healing is still occurring.
Answered on Jul 22, 2014
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