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A 20-year-old female asked:

I've done mri , ct scan and xray and i got i screw in my talus after the surgery and my question is, can i walk as usual without support tool?

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Dr. Robert Kornfeld
42 years experience
Talus surgery: If the screw was inserted to correct a fracture, it is possible that there may have been joint damage in the sub-talar joint or the ankle joint. If you are not in pain, there is no need to worry as long as the fracture has healed. If you are in pain, i would have a follow up MRI to examine the joint surfaces.

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