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A 51-year-old female asked:

9 weeks after cuboid avulsion fracture. out of boot at 6 weeks. wearing compression sock and brace in a shoe. it still hurts and i can't walk normal.

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. William Molinari
Orthopedic Surgery 12 years experience
Immobilization: LoriF, You may need a longer period of immobilization either in a boot or, more strictly, in a short leg cast if these symptoms are still bothering you, especially with weight bearing. Alternatively, if the pain is gradually getting better then some formal physical therapy may help your rehab.
Dr. Matthew Davis
Podiatry 14 years experience
Immobilize: You may need to stay immobilized for up to 8 weeks. If still having symptoms therapy may help you with your gait. If the fracture itself is still hurting surgery may become an option depending on how big the fracture fragment is.
Last updated Sep 27, 2017

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