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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

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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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

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What to do if I have a broken ankle and can't walk, what can I do?

What to do if I have a broken ankle and can't walk, what can I do?

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. ...Read more

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Is a cast needed for a broken ankle?

Is a cast needed for a broken ankle?

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. ...Read more

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Is it a bad idea to walk on a broken ankle?

Is it a bad idea to walk on a broken ankle?

Bad idea: Not only can it slow healing.... It can knock the bones out of alignment and cause healing in a mal aligned position! no, no, no! ...Read more

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What happens after cast remove after broken ankle?

Depends: On type of break and clinical signs. May require physical therapy to improve range of motion and decrease swelling that may occur once weight bearing without cast. Ask your doctor. He or she will give you the best answer. ...Read more

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How much recovery time do you need after a broken ankle cast?

How much recovery time do you need after a broken ankle cast?

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. ...Read more

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Would they put a cast on it right away if you have a broken ankle?

Not always: If you have severe swelling they may wait 24-48 hours to put on a cast. ...Read more

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I have broken ankle cast will have been on 7weeks will it be healed?

I have broken ankle cast will have been on 7weeks will it be healed?

8-12 weeks: Fractures typically take about 12 weeks to heal. Often times, a cast can be removed before 12 weeks and a removable brace can be worn until full healing has occurred. ...Read more

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If i was to get a cast for my broken ankle, how long must i wear it before taking them off?

If i was to get a cast for my broken ankle, how long must i wear it before taking them off?

Depends: It depends on the severity of the fracture, what bones are involved and if you had surgery or not. ...Read more

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My cast is hurting my broken ankle small break should I remove and put on tensor bandage and stay off it?

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. ...Read more

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Can you walk on a broken ankle?

Broken Ankle: No you shouldn't walk on it if you want it to heal the correct way and not prolong the healing. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Bernstein
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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