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A 20-year-old female asked:

will i be in an actual cast for navicular bone surgery? just wondering so i know what to expect! thanks!

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Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
Podiatry 44 years experience
Yes: A cast is often necessary for a period of time.

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A 20-year-old female asked:

Will I have to wear an actual cast for navicular bone surgery? Just wondering so i know what to expect! thanks!

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Dr. Gary Kugler
Podiatry 31 years experience
Probably: There is a major tendon that inserts into the navicular and surgery may initially weaken that attachment. Immobilization in a cast may be necessary for proper healing. This should be the surgeon's decision and judgement.

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