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A 22-year-old female asked:

I'm in an air cast and my doctor said i can put pressure and walk on it. should i try to stay off it as much as possible or is pressure recommended?

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Dr. Wenjay Sung
Podiatry 14 years experience
As tolerated: If you're physician stated that the air cast is supportive enough to stabilize your foot fracture while bearing weight, then you can bear weight as tolerated. Hope that helps.
Dr. Wenjay Sung
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