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Would 4-6mo of taping/bracing ankle cause weakness of surrounding musculature?

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Dr. Rashid Khan
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In brief: Yes

Yes it will cause weakness of surrounding musculature due to disuse atrophy.

In brief: Yes

Yes it will cause weakness of surrounding musculature due to disuse atrophy.
Dr. Rashid Khan
Dr. Rashid Khan
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In brief: Yes...

It sure can - it's called disuse atrophy.
The good news is that the muscle strength usually comes back with time.

In brief: Yes...

It sure can - it's called disuse atrophy.
The good news is that the muscle strength usually comes back with time.
Dr. David Hettinger
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