A 24-year-old female asked:
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i'm about two months post-op from a right ankle bimalleolar fracture with screws and plates. what exercises should i be doing now? have walking boot.

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Dr. Ernest Isaacson
20 years experience Podiatry
Walking: Bones should be healed by now. As long as the x-ray looks good and pain is minimal it is likely time to start a physical therapy regimen and walking.
Answered on Aug 19, 2013
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
This should be : Discussed with your surgeon.
Answered on Mar 17, 2013

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