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By Wearing A Walking Cast For Broken Ankle Could I Work
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
Can i still work out while wearing a walking boot? #nqlu I have a fractured bone in my foot due to an ankle sprain and must wear a walking boot for 6 weeks for the bone to heal. What type of exercises can I still engage in?
Don't know: It depends on your injury, how long ago, type of injury. Best to consult your treating doctor. ...Read more
They are similar: A cast and a walking boot are similar and accomplish many of the same goals. The main difference is that you can remove a walking boot but cannot remove a cast. Walking boots are great when the condition that you are treating is safe to remove from the immobilization temporarily, eg to take a shower. In instances where it is not appropriate to remove the immobilization, a cast is better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am in an air cast for an ankle sprain. All its doing is causing swelling and pain. Could I juat wear and ankle brace instead?
Possibly: If it is just an ankle sprain, and definitely not a fracture immobilization is not required definitively. The main purpose would be to provide support and aid in your function. So if the air cast is not helping, you could certainly try it without anything or go to a soft brace. Check with your doctor first as I don't know the specifics of the injury, but you don't have to immobilize a sprain. ...Read more
Wearing a walking boot for broken foot and have developed a rash on leg. Is there a special sock I should be wearing with the boot to prevent rash.
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Broken Fibula: It depends on where the break is and how bad it is. Sometimes your doctor will want you to wear the boot while sleeping in order to keep things in a good position. ...Read more
Is it possible for your whole foot and ankle to swell with a fracture of the 2nd metatarsal and I am in a cam walking boot should I ACE wrap @ night?
Yes, and tell Dr...: It is possible to get swelling in the whole foot/ankle with a fractured 2nd metatarsal. You want to make sure you are properly immobilized with the cam boot. You may want to contact the dr. Treating you because the fracture may need to be reassessed and make certain it is healing in alignment and has not shifted or become displaced. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
If you don't wear a cast or a boot for a broken fibula and tibia what will happen because i take my boot off a lot.?
Cast removal: early: The bones may not heal properly, perhaps heal crookedly ( out of alignment) or not heal at all ( malunion, i think) or may luckily heal ok. How long have you been casted? When you remove the cast , do you walk on the foot? Or use crutches? Older you are , greater the risk of (the above) occurring. Why do you remove the support? Itching. Poor fit? Hurts? Best to discuss with your doctor! ...Read more
I am due a broström gould procedure on my ankle in january and need to order a waterproof cast cover - will it be a 1/2 leg cast or full leg cast?
Most casts applied : Are below knee.Get a more detailed answer ›
I broke my fibula bone and and wearing a plaster orthopedic cast. Is it normal to have ankle pain?
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