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My orthopaedic dr made me wait seven weeks befoe he would schedule an mri.I walked on a fractured leg.Is it right to walk on it w/o cast?

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Dr. Roger Palutsis
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In brief: Stress Fracture?

Sounds like you may have had a stress fracture of your lower leg.
These do take time to develop and are difficult to diagnose. The main treatment is usually "protected weightbearing". Hopefully your current treatment will allow for full healing.

In brief: Stress Fracture?

Sounds like you may have had a stress fracture of your lower leg.
These do take time to develop and are difficult to diagnose. The main treatment is usually "protected weightbearing". Hopefully your current treatment will allow for full healing.
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