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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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