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Will my leg cast help the ankle fracture pain?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Should

Part of the pain one may experience is because there is movement around the segment that is fractured.
Hence, immobilization restricts the movement and some pain relief is offered. Some ice behind your knee can possibly help as well, and if you need pain killers can be prescribed as well.

In brief: Should

Part of the pain one may experience is because there is movement around the segment that is fractured.
Hence, immobilization restricts the movement and some pain relief is offered. Some ice behind your knee can possibly help as well, and if you need pain killers can be prescribed as well.
Thank
Dr. Brandon Macy
Podiatry

In brief: Absolutely.

Casts are the standard treatment for fractures.
Immobilization of the broken bone optimizes the healing rate and helps reduce pain and swelling.

In brief: Absolutely.

Casts are the standard treatment for fractures.
Immobilization of the broken bone optimizes the healing rate and helps reduce pain and swelling.
Thank
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