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Could I Put Weight On My Ankle If I Have A Fracture
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
Really put weight on an ankle avulsion fracture? Been told could put weight on as tolerated but when i try i hurt for long time after. Been 3 weeks.
Upper body exerciser: You can get an aerobic work out by using an upper body exerciser such as that in the photo here. You can do all kinds of strengthening exercises using weights or rubber bands. You are also able to do abdominal strengthening exercises. For weight loss, getting your heart rate up and keeping it there is key. ...Read more
I had my left ankle fractured and by the time i found out it wasbroken two months later, it was too late to put on a cast. Two years have passes and it still hurts. What should I do?
Can cellulitis affect the healing of an ankle i fractured 14 days ago.It was only put in a full caste yesterday after 7 days flucloxacillin ?
Not the cellulitis: The cellulitis itself will not delay the healing of your ankle fracture. However, there are many other conditions that will delay healing including diabetes, protein-calorie malnutrition, vitamin d deficiency, etc. The cellulitis will unlikely extend deeper to the fracture site that would lead to an infected nonunion. That would be extremely uncommon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I fractured my ankle 2 weeks ago, I am in a fiberglass cast, when can I start putting weight on it?
Hi I fractured my proximal & distal fibula 5 wk ago none weight bearing until after plaster removed jan 5th .my ankle feels like it's on fire ?
Su fractured her ankle 7 months ago and had surgery (while traveling in Spain). She has incisions on both the outside and inside of her ankle, and a plate was put in on the inside. She has very bad nerve pain from the inside incision. This nerve is a sens
Needs to see doc: Needs to see a competent orthopedist and have xrays and and exam. May need a revision. ...Read more
Broken bone is also known as Fracture. A bone fracture is a condition in which there is a break in the bone. It can be caused by a high force injury or it may result from a previous medical condition that involves weakening of the bone. Common symptoms include severe pain, swelling of the surrounding ...Read more
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