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Can you use the elliptical machine with a broken toe?

Can you use the elliptical machine with a broken toe?

Most likely: Depends on how severe of a fracture and the location. Often, elliptical will be possible but ask your orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Toe Fracture (Definition)

A fracture is a traumatic loss in continuity of the cortex of a bone; it is described as a toe fracture when it involves the digits ...Read more


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Can you use an elliptical trainer with a broken toe?

Can you use an elliptical trainer with a broken toe?

Toe fracture: Each fracture has it's own personality. If it is a lesser toe fracture, nonarticular, and can be adequately aligned and protected, the answer may be yes. You want to avoid excess motion at the fracture which would lead to nonunion or malunion. ...Read more

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What are ways to avoid numb toes on the elliptical machine?

What are ways to avoid numb toes on the elliptical machine?

Keep feet flat: Don't push on the balls of your feet, try to keep your foot flatter on the pedal. ...Read more

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Bunion Surgery (Right foot), 10 weeks ago, I able to only walk for 3 hours before it swells (nothing vigorous), is elliptical machine better?

Bunion Surgery (Right foot), 10 weeks ago, I able to only walk for 3 hours before it swells (nothing vigorous), is elliptical machine better?

More Healing.: Your swelling is likely due to the severity of the bunionectomy. Generally the more work done to correct the problem the longer it takes to make a full recovery. The swelling is demonstrating that the Soft tissue repair has not completed. There may be some instability and the swelling is a response. You would be wise to ask the surgeon if this is normal. ...Read more

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How can you heal a broken toe?

How can you heal a broken toe?

See below: Splint the toes together to decrease motion. You just need to wait should take 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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Is a broken toe serious or not?

Is a broken toe serious or not?

Depends: It depends on how severe the break is. If the toe is very crooked it may need to be reset. Otherwise just immobilize it and it should heal fine. If the break goes into a joint it will create an arthritic issue for you. ...Read more

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What can I do to fix my broken toe?

What can I do to fix my broken toe?

Ice, rest,: Broken toe can be painful, I hope you hade xrays and it showed the break. It is treated by spliniting it to the next toe and heals pretty fast if the break is simple and there is no diplacement, if displaced see orthpedic
take some pain pills and put ice on it and avoid putting pressure on it, you can wear sneakers with padding to avoid contact and pressure
if not xrayed get it done. ...Read more

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Are crutches needed for a broken toe?

Are crutches needed for a broken toe?

Toe fractures: Toe fractures usually do not need crutches if the fracture is non displaced. However, if the fracture is displaced and an implant is used to fix the fracture, there may be need to be off weight bearing using a roller device or crutches. Discuss with your Podiatrist who will explain to you if you need crutches. ...Read more

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Will I need crutches for a broken toe?

Will I need crutches for a broken toe?

Depends: It will depend on the type of broken toe you have. There are some fractures that will need to avoid weight bearing and those typically will need crutches. ...Read more

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What should I do to cure a broken toe?

DPM: Hi:

an x-ray is really the only way to determine what kind of fracture has occurred and the best method for treatment. Please seek out a podiatrist and not treat this on your own. ...Read more

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Will I need crutches for a broken toe?

Will I need crutches for a broken toe?

Depends: It will depend on the type of broken toe you have. There are some fractures that will need to avoid weight bearing and those typically will need crutches. ...Read more

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How long should I keep my broken toe taped?

How long should I keep my broken toe taped?

Toe fracture: Fractures usually take minimum of 6 weeks to heel. Need x-ray to see if its healed. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a broken toe?

Deoends: For a simple, aligned break, broken toe is taped or splinted to adjacent toe. If out of alignment, it will need to be realigned. ...Read more

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How can you tell whether you have a broken toe?

Get evaluated: This will probably require a radiograph. See an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon in your area: www. Aofas. Org. ...Read more

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Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more