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Is it bad to get your leg cast wet? I just got mine yesterday because of a fractured cuboid bone.

Cast. If the cast is not at full strength, then it may not provide sufficient support to the bone to ensure immobilization and healing. Water tends to weaken casts, particularly those of plaster. If your cast got wet, you should see your doctor to determine if recasting is needed. Read more...

Is a fractured cuboid bone worse than a type b fib fracture?

Fracture. Both are not good to have but if pressed to answer most doctors would likely say weber b is worse due to fact that a lot of ligament damage may be present. Read more...

Went over on foot fractured cuboid bone how long approx until recovery and until I can weight bear on it?

Broken bone. Bone takes 6-8 weeks to heal in a normal healthy person. Only your physician can tell you when you can walk. Walking to soon can place you at risk of further injury. Once your x-rays show healing, you will be allowed to gradually progress to full weightbearing. Read more...

Will having an aso ankle brace provide enough support for fractured cuboid bone?

The type of . Fracture would be important to know. A cam walker would be best type of walking "brace", not all afo's support the foot the same.....Hence would have to know precisely which one you are talking about. Read more...

What can result from a displaced 5th metatarsal fracture and crushed cuboid bone injury?

Non-union. May require surgery with internal fixation. Read more...
Nothing good. If not treated promptly and properly, arthritis, poor biomechanical function at minimum. May develop nerve related dystrophy and other injuries or traumas. Potential for severe diasabilty. Need to have fracture realigned and repair crushed bone: this may require bone grafting and recontructive surgery. Read more...
Many problems. The fact that 3 muscles attach to the fifth metatarsal ( the peroneals) and that the fracture is displaced can cause an imbalance in these muscles and a non-healing fracture of that metatarsal. The peroneus longus passes under the cuboid- this muscle stabilizes the inner foot in gait and this crush fracture can cause problems with walking-- you should see your podiatrist for reconstruction. Read more...

Is it actually true that an aso ankle brace will provide enough support for fractured cuboid bone?

A cam walker . Would be a better option. An ankle brace may not do anything, as the cuboid is in the foot and not the ankle. Read more...
Not enough. An aso ankle brace does well to immobilize the ankle, but the straps essentially end right at the cuboid, so very little stability is afforded to this bone. If you have a cuboid fracture, a short air cast boot will be better. Read more...

Will an aso ankle brace provide enough support for fractured cuboid bone or will something more be needed?

More. Ankle braces are designed to support ankles. A cuboid fracture deserves a cast or immobilizer boot to properly redistribute weight and avoid further injury. Read more...
No. Not if it is my cuboid. It this is a recent fracture i would be in a cast boot with crutches until the fracture is stable. With that said - does it hurt with walking with the aso brace? Is it anatomically aligned? If you do not like the answer to these questions - dont walk on it without medical attentioni. Read more...