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What happens when my ankle cast first comes off?
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Dr. Randy Lisch
Podiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Weakness
Upon first removal of the cast you will have muscle weakness, and instability.
After normal walking or pt you will build up your leg strength within a few weeks. You will also be asked to perform range of motion exercises with your ankle.

In brief: Weakness
Upon first removal of the cast you will have muscle weakness, and instability.
After normal walking or pt you will build up your leg strength within a few weeks. You will also be asked to perform range of motion exercises with your ankle.
Dr. Randy Lisch
Dr. Randy Lisch
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Dr. David Laha
Podiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Will vary
Start therapy at home or with a pt.
Discuss next steps with your doctor. Iit will take time for soreness and stiffness to resolve. If you are immobilized for 6 weeks, it will take an addition 12 weeks to feel like you have recovered. This is not hard and fast, but is a simple guide. There are may factors that play into your recovery. Dr l.

In brief: Will vary
Start therapy at home or with a pt.
Discuss next steps with your doctor. Iit will take time for soreness and stiffness to resolve. If you are immobilized for 6 weeks, it will take an addition 12 weeks to feel like you have recovered. This is not hard and fast, but is a simple guide. There are may factors that play into your recovery. Dr l.
Dr. David Laha
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