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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.See 2 more doctor answers
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Speak to your doctor: Several weeks, but if pain is bad you need to discuss this with your doctor.
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 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.See 3 more doctor answers
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.See 1 more doctor answer
Yes it is: If doctor give you the permission to do that.
I have a broken ankle in a walking cast. Is it ok to put BenGay on it for some pain relief if I put right back in boot after?
Ben Gay: It should be okay. Call your orthopod.
Go to doc: See a foot/ankle specialist. The fact you can't walk on it, is serious. You need to get your foot examined and an x-ray taken. Once the severity of your injury has been determined, a treatment plan can be initiated.
Broken ankle: The answer depends on the type of fracture. If it is not surgically reduced, immobilization is critically important. There are certain types of minor fractures that do not require casting, but for the most part, it is an important part of the approach to maximizing the healing.See 2 more doctor answers
Will vary: A simple rule of thumb: for every day you are immobilized (crutches, splint, cast, cast boot, etc), it will take you two days to recover fom the immobilization. If you are immobilized for 6 weeks, it will take an addition 12 weeks to feel like you have recovered. This is not hard and fast, but is a simple guide. There are may factors tht play into your recovery. Dr zl.See 2 more doctor answers
Not always: If you have severe swelling they may wait 24-48 hours to put on a cast.
Depends: It depends on the severity of the fracture, what bones are involved and if you had surgery or not.
My cast is hurting my broken ankle small break should I remove and put on tensor bandage and stay off it?
SEE Dr put it on: You should see the person to put it on so it can takecorrecting action. Without seen the fx I can not make recomendations for you to take it off.See 1 more doctor answer