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How Long Is Recovery After A Full Leg Cast For A Broken Foot
Around 6 weeks: Normal bone healing take around 6 weeks. This depends on many factors: alignment of fracture, age, health, type of fracture and treatment. There is not much you can do to speed up healing. There is a lot you can do to slow it down. Follow your doctor's directions. As long as you are feeling consistently better daily, then the fracture is probably healing. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After the broken foot i began to do everything. But because of the inactiveness in the cast my leg is very weak. What can I do to make strong my leg?
How long does it take to fully recover from a broken tibia. Break is 5 inches above foot and it didn't need any surgery and was put in a full leg cast?
Is my leg cast too tight? I fractured my fibula and tore a ligament near my ankle. Yesterday my doctor repositioned my foot/ bone in preparation to be casted. I didn't experience much pain or discomfort once the cast was set but today I am experiencing a
It : It is very important to keep your leg elevated above the level of your heart to prevent swelling after a reduction and casting since the cast is circumferential and if your foot swells it may cut off circulation. I would keep it elevated and apply ice and if the pain and swelling does not subside or if it worsens i would go to the nearest er and have the cast split or removed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi I have a broken foot and I have a full numb leg. Clothes hurt on it and struggle to walk on it. is it likely to be a tumour?
Suffer with sever constipation, my right foot little finger broken almost 15 years ago, one leg short one long, is this all because of broken foot fin?
No relation : Your broken toe should not have any causal relationship to your constipation. I also do not feel that it will cause a leg length discrepancy . This can be congenital or even caused by muscle imbalance/tightness. You should see ur family physician or GI doctor regarding the constipation ...Read more
Hi I have a broken foot and now a mass has been discovered on my thigh bone and a full numb leg. Clothes hurt on it. is it likely to be a tumour?
May vary: Healing rates depend on various factors. In general bone may take 4-8 weeks to heal. For fifth metatarsal base fracture the healing may be delayed due to a limited blood supply in that area. You may be placed in a cast initially and then be asked to wear a rigid walking boot for the remainder of the healing process. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Got my cast off after a broken foot a few days ago. How long before I can bare putting weight on it?
Question is unclear.: Are you saying that you broke your foot a few days ago and you removed the cast yourself? Any other interpretation begs the question as to why your doctor didn't explain all this to you at the time of cast removal. You need to give your doctor a call and find out his(her) post fracture instructions. ...Read more
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