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do you have to sleep with a walking boot on while your fibula and tibia is healing or no ?

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Dr. Rudolf Zak
19 years experience Podiatry
Boot: Yes. It will prevent any stress on the fracture while you sleep.
Answered on Jan 7, 2020
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Dr. Eric Bluman
23 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Maybe...: This depends on the character of the injury that you have.. There are many things that factor into whether you need to wear the boot to sleep or not. Ask the orthopedic surgeon who is taking care of you.
Answered on Nov 19, 2019
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