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How long will I have to wait untill I can dance again after foot fracture?

How long will I have to wait untill I can dance again after foot fracture?

Dancing: Could you dance before the foot injury ? Bone healing usually takes six to eight weeks. Provided the bone is aligned appropriately. See your podiatrist for eval and treatment rccs. ...Read more

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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 long will it be till i can walk again after ACL reconstruction?

How long will it be till i can walk again after ACL reconstruction?

Ask your surgeon...: For a copy of their protocol. This answer depends on several things: 1) surgical technique, 2) meniscal status, 3) quad control. 4) pain, 5) swelling. Your therapist and surgeon will be able to help you figure out what is best for you. Note that any meniscal repair may slow your ability to put weight on your leg to protect the repair, but is worth it in the long run (prevent arthritis). ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait after a hemicolectomy before I can begin walking?

How long do I have to wait after a hemicolectomy before I can begin walking?

The next day: I get my patient out of bed either on the night of surgery or the next day and get them walking several times per day. From that point on you can increase your walking as desired so long as keep yourself well hydrated and minimize steep inclines or steps. ...Read more

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How long should I wait after a broken foot before i can run again?

How long should I wait after a broken foot before i can run again?

About 3 months: Usually, it takes about 3 months for complete healing, enough to be able to run on the foot. This varies according to many factors, including location of the fracture, severity of the fracture, age and coexisting medical conditions. ...Read more

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How long do I need to wait till I can start/practice walking after Achilles tendon rupture?

How long do I need to wait till I can start/practice walking after Achilles tendon rupture?

That depends : Need more details here. The answer really depends on is this complete or partial tear and what has been the treatment? If surgery: that is usually guided by your surgeon and how you are progressing after surgery. Hope that helps ...Read more

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How long am I supposed to wait before running after a broken foot?

How long am I supposed to wait before running after a broken foot?

When your doc: Says it's okay, only he/she is looking at your x-rays and foot and knows the extent of your injury. ...Read more

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How long after spraining my ankle will i be able to walk again?

How long after spraining my ankle will i be able to walk again?

Depends: It depends on the severity of the sprain what structures are involved and how treated. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait before i can walk on my sprained ankle?

How long do I have to wait before i can walk on my sprained ankle?

CLINICAL S & S: Do you know for a fact it is not broken? If sprained, the lessening of pain and swelling, and a feeling of stability, are indicators of a healing ankle sprain. Sincerely, Dr. Latva ...Read more

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I tore a ligament in my foot 2 weeks ago during zumba. How long will it take to recover and how soon can i start zumba again?

I tore a ligament in my foot 2 weeks ago during zumba. How long will it take to recover and how soon can i start zumba again?

Don't take lightly: ligaments attach bone to bone and help provide structure and stability to the foot. Injuries involving ligaments can take 4-6 wks to heal and require modifying weight bearring status. If a ligament pulls from attachment on the bone this is an avulsion type injury and can become chronic if not treated properly. Be sure to follow up with a detailed foot exam before you put zoom in Zumba. ...Read more

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How long will it take before i can walk again from a dislocated knee?

How long will it take before i can walk again from a dislocated knee?

Two months: Will take 8 weeks for all the torn ligaments to heal. ...Read more

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How long will it be before i can start walking again after my ACL reconstruction surgery?

How long will it be before i can start walking again after my ACL reconstruction surgery?

Variable: Every surgeon has his/her own preference for returning to walking and weight bearing, so ask your surgeon! for my reconstructions, i typically allow full weight and walking on the day of surgery. It is aided by crutches until the quad muscles can adequately function to allow walking. Normal working without a quad inhibition can take anywhere from a few days to a few months after surgery. ...Read more

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How long can I wait to go back to gymnastics after breaking my ankle?

How long can I wait to go back to gymnastics after breaking my ankle?

Return to activity: This is touch to answer as it depends on: the type of break you had, if surgery was required, how long it takes for the break to heal, and if you have any associated weakness of the ankle. The best person to answer this would be your treating doctor. ...Read more

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I had a lisfranc fracture - how long will it be before I can bear weight and walk again?

I had a lisfranc fracture - how long will it be before I can bear weight and walk again?

6 weeks to 3 months: Lisfranc injuries range from sprains to complete dislocations. Immobilization in cast can take up to 3 months. Stable sprains can be treated nonoperatively but displaced injuries require surgery. Both are treated with nonweight-bearing cast for 6 weeks then progressive weight bearing in removable boot or walking cast for another 6 weeks, advancing as comfort allows. Patients are advanced to a supportive shoe and reconditioning when comfort allows. ...Read more

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How long after osteotomy before i can return to work? How much time off work will I have to take after my osteotomy? .

How long after osteotomy before i can return to work? How much time off work will I have to take after my osteotomy?

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Depends on type.: If you have an office job, you may return in about 2 weeks, although you will probably still be on crutches. If you have a physical labor job, it could be 3-4 months. ...Read more

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How long will it be before i return to school from ACL surgery? Can i go back a week later?

How long will it be before i return to school from ACL surgery? Can i go back a week later?

Acl: Most patients take a couple days of school off. Like everything recovery and return to school is a spectrum for each patient. U should be fine if u took a week off and could go back earlier if u felt like it. ...Read more

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How long will it take before i can walk after a broken ankle?

How long will it take before i can walk after a broken ankle?

Depends: It depends on the type of fracture, the location of the fracture and any additional soft tissue injuries that occurred. You want to be certain that the injury is completely and stable before putting weight on it. ...Read more

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How long do I need to wait until I have sex after a fibroid surgery?

How long do I need to wait until I have sex after a fibroid surgery?

Ask your surgeon: Depends on the type of surgery but minimally 6 weeks. ...Read more

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How long will I have to use crutches after an osteotomy? How long will I have to be on crutches after my osteotomy? .

How long will I have to use crutches after an osteotomy? How long will I have to be on crutches after my osteotomy?

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Depends: It depends on the type of osteotomy performed as well as the type of hardware (plates and screws used to fix the osteotomy) that is used in your surgery. Typically, patients use crutches for about 4-8 weeks. ...Read more

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How long will I have to wait untill I can dance again after foot fracture?

Dancing: Could you dance before the foot injury ? Bone healing usually takes six to eight weeks. Provided the bone is aligned appropriately. See your podiatrist for eval and treatment rccs. ...Read more

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How long for a foot fracture to heal totally?

How long for a foot fracture to heal totally?

Healing: It really depends on the severity of the fracture and which bone of the 28 in the foot is involved. ...Read more

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How long should a foot fracture disable a person?

How long should a foot fracture disable a person?

Depends: Depends on what bone was fractured, how severe the fracture was & how it was treated. ...Read more

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Would a foot fracture hinder my long term mobility?

Would a foot fracture hinder my long term mobility?

It is possible.: If it is not appropriately treated, you may develop long term disabling arthritic pain. ...Read more

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How long can swelling and aching last after a foot fracture?

How long can swelling and aching last after a foot fracture?

Can last a long time: Pain may last months to years depending on the type and severity of fracture and on the treatment. ...Read more

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What are signs of foot fracture?

What are signs of foot fracture?

Many possibilities: Pain, swelling, bruising, limitation of motion, and angulation deformities are signs of a possible fractured foot. Get an x-ray taken. ...Read more

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How is a foot fracture typically treated?

How is a foot fracture typically treated?

It depends: Fractures usually need to be first immobilized with a splint, cast, or rigid walking boot depending on the location and type of the injury. If a closed reduction fails, displaced fractures usually require surgical management. Have you physician determine which course of treatment is best for you. ...Read more

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How is a foot fracture typically diagnosed?

How is a foot fracture typically diagnosed?

Xray: No way to tell for sure it's fractured without an xray. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Will a second foot fracture heal more slowly?

Not necessarily: A fracture should heal in about the same time frame if it is the same type of fracture. There are a couple of factors that may delay healing. If the fracture is displaced or if there is much motion at the fracture line. This will greatly delay healing. Poor blood flow and other disease processes may slow the healing process as well. ...Read more

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How do I ease pain caused by an old foot fracture?

How do I ease pain caused by an old foot fracture?

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

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What are the symptomsof a foot fracture in adults?

What are the symptomsof a foot fracture in adults?

Pain, bruising, edem: Pain, bruising, swelling (edema), numbness due to swelling, inability to bear weight or full weight , iniability to wear a shoe due to to above. Some fractures are rather unremarkable and just require rest and protection while others require casting or even surgery. Get check, get an x ray and sometimes even an MRI is required. ...Read more

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What can I do to stay in shape with a foot fracture?

What can I do to stay in shape with a foot fracture?

Upper body exercises: You can perform upper body, and non weight bearing exercises. ...Read more

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What can I do about possible foot fracture - please help?

What can I do about possible foot fracture - please help?

Avoid weightbearing: See your foot doctor to diagnose and treat properly. ...Read more

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How can I treat a possible foot fracture that healed wrong?

How can I treat a possible foot fracture that healed wrong?

Have it checked : See a foot and ankle specialist and make sure it's a fracture first. An xray would tell you. After that point, when your diagnosis is made, the doc will give you options on how to treat it and/or if it needs to be realigned. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a foot fracture without it hurting a lot?

Yes.: Some people may have numbness in their feet. They may not be able to tell that they have a fracture if they are unable sense the pain. ...Read more

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Bottom of my foot hurts & aches if it's not a ankle foot fracture what else can it be?

Bottom of my foot hurts & aches if it's not a ankle foot fracture what else can it be?

Plantar fasciitis: A common problem causing the bottom of the foot to hurt is plantar fasciitis where the fasciail band on the bottom of the foot becomes inflamed as a result of a pronated foot. When the foot pronates which is the path of least resistance for a foot the fascial band on the bottom of the foot goes on constant stretch and inflames see a podiatrist for custom orthotics and it will resolve. ...Read more

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Could i go to school with foot fracture?

Sure...: Hello, After a period of rest for an uncomplicated fracture, you can attend school. Using crutches to stay non wight bearing on the affected foot would be recommended to optimize healing. As always you should consult your doctor and comply with his/her recommendations. Feel Better! ...Read more

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Why is the let swollen after foot fracture?

Why is the let swollen after foot fracture?

See a doc: Swelling in a leg can be commonly seen after injuries. This can be from unrelated medical causes or generally due to poor circulation, inflammation at the injury site or constriction from a brace or cast. However, sometimes you can get a clot in your leg after an injury that can cause swelling in the injured or uninjured extremity, go to er to rule out a clot. This can be serious and even fatal. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Broken Bone (Definition)

Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more


Dr. Payam Rafat
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Broken Foot (Definition)

It is when there is injury to the bone that penetrates the cortex (outer ...Read more