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What can I do for fractured foot?

What can I do for fractured foot?

See a professional: Treatment depends of the location and type of injury. X-rays will help determine the orientation of the injury. You may need to have the area immobilized and you may need surgery. Seek professional advice. ...Read more

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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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Fracture (Definition)

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


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How do you treat a fractured foot?

How do you treat a fractured foot?

Varies: There are multiple types of fractures that can involve the foot and the treatments can vary from simple observation to casting to even surgical intervention. Don't hesitate to see an orthopedic surgeon to discuss the specific nature of your injury and appropriate treatment options. ...Read more

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What can I do about a fractured foot?

What can I do about a fractured foot?

Depends : Depending on the fracture and location. Seek a podiatrist who can evaluate it and give you a better answer. Some fractures that are displaced need surgical intervention. Others need immobilization(cast, boot or surgical shoe), rest, ice, ace wrap, elevation and padding to offload the area. ...Read more

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Could my fractured foot still be healed?

Could my fractured foot still be healed?

Why not?: There are times fracture healing is stalled, you would have to give more history. Is there a reason you think you won't heal? ...Read more

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When will my fractured foot stop hurting?

When will my fractured foot stop hurting?

Fractured foot: The pain will usually lessen after the fracture heals. ...Read more

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How to tell when a fractured foot is healed?

How to tell when a fractured foot is healed?

Radiographic: And clinical findings, your doctor will be able to tell you when. ...Read more

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Could you walk on a fractured foot?

Could you walk on a fractured foot?

Depends: What bone is fractured, severity, stability and proper immobilization are all important factors in making this determination. ...Read more

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