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Why would the doctor recommend a short-leg cast prior to ankle reconstruction surgery?
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Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
3 doctors agree
In brief: Protection
To allow the tissues to heal and to protect the repair or reconstruction.

In brief: Protection
To allow the tissues to heal and to protect the repair or reconstruction.
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
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Dr. Robert Leland
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Ask them
Your doctor likely has a reason for doing this (help with swelling?).
Best to ask them the reason.

In brief: Ask them
Your doctor likely has a reason for doing this (help with swelling?).
Best to ask them the reason.
Dr. Robert Leland
Dr. Robert Leland
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