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By wearing a walking cast for broken ankle could I work?

By wearing a walking cast for broken ankle could I work?

Depends: On the type of work you do. If you have an office type job that allows you to sit you can probably work. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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I just got my cast off from a broken ankle, how long will it take to walk without pain?

I just got my cast off from a broken ankle, how long will it take  to walk without pain?

Speak to your doctor: Several weeks, but if pain is bad you need to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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I just had my cast taken off my broken ankle, and i'm supposed to walk on it but it feels very weird when I try?

I just had my cast taken off my broken ankle, and i'm supposed to walk on it but it feels very weird when I try?

Not unusual: It is not unusual to have a strange feeling when beginning to walk after having a cast removed. But if you have concerns, talk to you treating physician. ...Read more

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I just had my cast taken off my broken ankle and i'm supposed to walk on it but I can't. Should I use crutches or can I hop?

I just had my cast taken off my broken ankle and i'm supposed to walk on it but I can't. Should I use crutches or can I hop?

Give it time: You should be able to walk soon. Give it time. If the surgeon said you can walk it mean you are safe too but you will likely take awhile to get your balance an strength back. ...Read more

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Is it okay that my broken ankle hurt in walking cast?

Is it okay that my broken ankle hurt in walking cast?

Broken ankle: If it hurts in your cast , see the physician that put the cast on it. He/she would want you to make an appointment. Good luck. ...Read more

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I just got my cast off from a broken ankle, when will i be able to walk without any pain?

I just got my cast off from a broken ankle, when will i be able to walk without any pain?

Depends on injury: Obviously, your doctor wouldn't have removed the cast if the ankle wasn't ready to support weight. The length of time until pain free walking really depends on the injury. Most fractures will have some degree of stiffness for weeks after cast removal. If the joint is involved, this could extend to months and physical therapy may be needed to restore motion. The best person to ask is your doctor. ...Read more

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Broken ankle 6 weeks ago. Cast off today and when I walk aided my leg goes from under me. Why is this?

Weak: if you've been in a cast for 6 weeks your ankle is weak. likely the fracture has healed so the bone can support your weight. work on motion and strengthening. you might need some light external support during this process ...Read more

Dr. Benjamin Taylor
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Broken Ankle (Definition)

Ankle fracture describe a break or fracture of any of the bones of the ankle. This can be caused by falls, trauma, or twisting of the ankle. Patients with ankle fractures experience pain and swelling of the foot, and have difficulty bearing any weight ...Read more


Dr. Raj Singh
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Cast (Definition)

Children's bones will usually heal and remodel themselves, if they are kept in the correct position. Immobilization casts are one effective way to do this, while also protecting ...Read more