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Can You Walk On A Broken Hip
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
Depends on location: It depends on the type and location of the fracture. Fractures usually need to be immobilized with a splint, cast, or rigid walking boot depending on the location of the injury. For a broken toe you may get by with walking with a rigid surgical shoe. Have you physician determine which course of treatment is best for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You do not: You do not walk on a dislocated knee, it not possible.I assume you are refering to a dislocated patella and in that case the use of special brace that help to keep the knee cal in place will help. ...Read more
It depends. : On the fracture pattern and method of fixation. Many orthopedic surgeons will allow people to weight bear as tolerated with the knee in full extension while in a brace for many fracture patterns whether treated operatively or non operatively. Consult your orthopedic surgeon for their recommendation. ...Read more
It immobilizes : The foot so that the foot is not going thru its full range. They often have rocker bottoms, so your not spending a lot of time on any one particular part of the foot. ...Read more
Ankle fracture: If you have a broken talus, that is part of the ankle joint. Any broken bone needs time to mend with no stress on it. That is why a fracture is generally placed in a cast...To immobilize the bone until it is healed. Walking on it would cause movement around the fracture site which would cause problems with healing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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?
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