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How long before i go back to work after a broken leg?

Could be months: Of course depends on the job and on the level of the fracture, but usually able to walk without a cast or crutch by 6 weeks for minor fractures and it may be 4-5 months for a tibial fracture walking without a cast or crutch.. ...Read more

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What happens after broken leg surgery?

What happens after broken leg surgery?

Where in leg?: Where was your 'leg' broken. 'leg' to ors means tibia/ fibula ( between knee and ankle). Did u have surgery or casted , etc. If u had surgery was your bone 'rodded' or plated or other . Please be more specific... Thanks! ...Read more

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Broken leg open fracture --what is the best surgery?

Broken leg open fracture --what is the best surgery?

The best: Surgery is up to the surgeon. If you are happy with the dr. Go with his judgement and expert opinion. ...Read more

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How long should I wait after recovering from a broken leg before going back on a professional trampoline, if ever?

How long should I wait after recovering from a broken leg before going back on a professional trampoline, if ever?

See your physician: This question really needs to be answered by your treating surgeon, because the answer depends on the location of the break, the severity of the break, the treatment that was done, and any complications. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How long before xarelto is out of my system? I have been on it for a year from a broken leg. I just stopped 2 day's ago

How long before xarelto is out of my system?  I have been on it for a year from a broken leg. I just stopped 2 day's ago

24-48 Hrs: Xarelto disappears from your system quite fast. I hope stopping xarelto was your doctor's orders as you should not stop it by yourself. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait before i can ski on my broken leg?

How long do I have to wait before i can ski on my broken leg?

Broken leg: Returning to an activity like skiing depends on the nature of your injury. It would be best to discuss this with your orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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