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How long after the cast comes off a broken foot till able to walk again?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Soon

When cast taken off this means the fracture healed, then you should be to walk with some limp, 2 weeks should be fine to start walking again.

In brief: Soon

When cast taken off this means the fracture healed, then you should be to walk with some limp, 2 weeks should be fine to start walking again.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

This would depend on what was broken, how bad it was broken, was surgery done to fix it.
But if out of a cast you should be starting to progress to some weight bearing and as comfortable be able to progress to full weight bearing.

In brief: Depends

This would depend on what was broken, how bad it was broken, was surgery done to fix it.
But if out of a cast you should be starting to progress to some weight bearing and as comfortable be able to progress to full weight bearing.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: May vary

Healing rates may vary on various factors.
In general bone may take 4-6 weeks to heal. For fifth metatarsal base fracture the healing may be delayed due to a limited blood supply in that area. You may be placed in a cast initially and then be asked to wear a rigid walking boot for the remainder of the healing process.

In brief: May vary

Healing rates may vary on various factors.
In general bone may take 4-6 weeks to heal. For fifth metatarsal base fracture the healing may be delayed due to a limited blood supply in that area. You may be placed in a cast initially and then be asked to wear a rigid walking boot for the remainder of the healing process.
Dr. Payam Rafat
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