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Doctor insights on: How Should A Walking Cast Feel

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Can I use a walking cast in order to work?

Can I use a walking cast in order to work?

Depends: The answer to this really depends on the extent of your injury and the work you do, and needs to be discussed with your treating physician. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Walking (Definition)

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


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What are your experiences with a walking cast?

Don't like them: I feel they are unstable and difficult for a patient to use. ...Read more

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By wearing a walking cast for broken ankle could I work?

By wearing a walking cast for broken ankle could I work?

Depends: On the type of work you do. If you have an office type job that allows you to sit you can probably work. ...Read more

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What can I do to alleviate my ankle pain form a walking cast?

What can I do to alleviate my ankle pain form a walking cast?

See your doctor: If you are having pain in the walking cast then the fit of the cast may be improper. ...Read more

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I just got my cast off from a broken ankle, how long will it take to walk without pain?

I just got my cast off from a broken ankle, how long will it take  to walk without pain?

Speak to your doctor: Several weeks, but if pain is bad you need to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Are there any cardio exercises I can do in my plaster ankle cast once I can start walking?

Are there any cardio exercises I can do in my plaster ankle cast once I can start walking?

Not knowing why U-: -have the cast on 4 would help but the ultimate answer must come from Ur provider who knows about Ur case. ...Read more

Dr. Raj Singh
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Cast (Definition)

Children's bones will usually heal and remodel themselves, if they are kept in the correct position. Immobilization casts are one effective way to do this, while also protecting ...Read more