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I had big toe fusion surgery in early march .... 6 weeks in cast. What is purpose of boot after that ? How do you walk in a boot ?

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In brief: To protect fusion of

Wearing the boot helps protect fusion of the joint.
Your dr will take an x ray to determine if fusion of the joint is attained.

In brief: To protect fusion of

Wearing the boot helps protect fusion of the joint.
Your dr will take an x ray to determine if fusion of the joint is attained.
Dr. Marshall Solomon
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In brief: Waking boot

Most doctors place their patients in what's called a cam walker which is designed for you to walk in to make sure the fusion is well healed.
In addition if in a cast and crutches then you need to get used to placing weight on it again.

In brief: Waking boot

Most doctors place their patients in what's called a cam walker which is designed for you to walk in to make sure the fusion is well healed.
In addition if in a cast and crutches then you need to get used to placing weight on it again.
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
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