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Why does my broken foot hurt?
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
5 doctors agree
In brief: Injury
Broken bones hurt and this is normal.
Pain will improve with healing an reduction of swelling.

In brief: Injury
Broken bones hurt and this is normal.
Pain will improve with healing an reduction of swelling.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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Dr. Brandon Macy
Podiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Its nature
Broken bones hurt because the covering of the bone is disrupted.
Muscles spasm too, depending on the bone. With immobilization (casting) much of the motion is eliminated, so pain decreased. Same as the bone begins to knit together over the 6-8 weeks of healing time.

In brief: Its nature
Broken bones hurt because the covering of the bone is disrupted.
Muscles spasm too, depending on the bone. With immobilization (casting) much of the motion is eliminated, so pain decreased. Same as the bone begins to knit together over the 6-8 weeks of healing time.
Dr. Brandon Macy
Dr. Brandon Macy
Thank
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