A 38-year-old member asked:
What can help a person with a broken leg walk?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
33 years experience
Physical therapy: After the leg has healed adequately, physical therapy can help strengthen the muscles and reteach how to walk again.
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Neurology 29 years experience
Broken leg: A person with a broken leg may walk with the assistance of a device, such as a cane.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
When is it okay to walk after broken leg?
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Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Depends: There are some fractures that are safe to weight bear. Others require a period of protected weight bearing. Ask your orthopedist.
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Last updated May 19, 2018
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