A member asked:

I have a fracture in my 2nd metatarsal and i have a cam walker but i was wondering if i should sleep with the cam walker or use an ace wrap?

5 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Douglas Chang answered

Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Wrap: Ok to get out of the cam boot for sleeping, but should consider wearing it if you have to ambulate over to the bathroom at night.

Answered 3/12/2014


Dr. Jeffrey Bowman answered

Specializes in

Most can: Remove the walking boot to sleep as long as its immobilized and anytime you get up you must put the cam walker back on and do not walk without it or risk for failed healing.

Answered 9/19/2013



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