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what will happen to your injured foot if you rarely walk for months after an ankle sprain could plantar f. and metatarsalgia occur once walking again?

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Dr. Richard Blake
Podiatry 45 years experience
Rehabilitation: When you injure a body part, the loss of strength, flexibility, balance, and cardio can be the cause of significant injuries as you begin to work out again. Typically a physical therapist can help reduce the loss of function as you recover safely. Dr Rich Blake
Dr. Darrell Latva
Podiatry 42 years experience
YES: Did a dr. keep you off weightbearing, or your choice? Regardless, the advent of walking after prolonged non weightbearing can cause a lot of new stresses to the foot, resulting in fasciitis and metatarsalgia. Sincerely, Dr. Latva

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