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How Long Will It Be Before You Can Walk After An Ankle 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
I have an ankle fracture, the X-ray says "avulsion fracture" . I'm a young athlete. How long to be able to walk on it?
6 to 8: Weeks is average.Get a more detailed answer ›
This is common.: You can often still walk on an ankle fracture because there are many variations of anke fractures, some are simple and some are complicated. If there is only minor trauma and a small fracture bearing weight may only be moderately painful. Very frequently a walkin cast can be used for uncomplicated ankle fractures. I hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After 8 week of ankle fracture.. If i start to walk without crutches and feel bit pain. Should i endure the pain or just keep using crutcher?
Jan 27th 2014 I suffered ankle fracture on both the sides of ankle im 85 kgs...its 12 weeks how much time it will take for me to recover n walk normal?
Be patient.: Ankle fractures take quite a while to heal up. You favor it for so long that you have to re-train yourself to walk as well as get your strength back. It may take up to 6-9 months to get out of the limping habit. ...Read more
I had a trimalleolar ankle fracture and am 6 weeks post operation. Will i be able to walk normally after some time or will i limp?
A little hard work: With surgical repair of a trimalleilar fracture you should be able to walk without a limp within 3-4 months. Full recover is reached faster with physical therapy. The faster you can regain full range of motion and rebuild strength the faster you'll get there. Good luck with your rehab. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
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
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