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"clean" break to my tibia 5 weeks ago and in a full leg cast. There is bone starting to form, how long have i got until i can weight-bear?

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Dr. Marie Trenga
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In brief: Ask your orthopod

Only the doctor who has examined you and seen your x-rays can give you a good answer for your particular situation.
It often takes 6-10 weeks before you are ready. If you put weight on it too on you risk more damage and an even longer stay in a cast.

In brief: Ask your orthopod

Only the doctor who has examined you and seen your x-rays can give you a good answer for your particular situation.
It often takes 6-10 weeks before you are ready. If you put weight on it too on you risk more damage and an even longer stay in a cast.
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