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diagnosed with displaced spiral fracture of left second toe - proximal phalanx. the clinic gave me a walking boot and crutches. are both necessary?

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Dr. Sharon Joag
Podiatry 19 years experience
Walking boot : For a toe fracture you only need the walking boot. Make sure you buddy splint your toe to the toe next to it. It helps your toe stay in alignment as it heals. You should heal up in 3-4 weeks. Make sure to follow up with a Podiatrist and have a follow up X-ray done as well. All the best.

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