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What are different ways to treat broken foot?
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Dr. Mathew John
Podiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
A fracture of the foot is treated depending on the severity of the fracture and location of the fracture.
Often a stress fracture can be treated nonsurgically with a stiff soled surgical shoe. Fractures that have displaced or involve the joint often require outpatient surgery to fixated the fracture to ensure proper healing and long term function. Fixation can be screws/plates/pins.

In brief: Yes
A fracture of the foot is treated depending on the severity of the fracture and location of the fracture.
Often a stress fracture can be treated nonsurgically with a stiff soled surgical shoe. Fractures that have displaced or involve the joint often require outpatient surgery to fixated the fracture to ensure proper healing and long term function. Fixation can be screws/plates/pins.
Dr. Mathew John
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
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In brief: Broken Foot
Depending on many factors including the type and location of the fracture, the nature of the injury and patient factors, fractures the of foot can be treated with: casts, cam walkers/fracture boots, surgical shoes, and surgery.

In brief: Broken Foot
Depending on many factors including the type and location of the fracture, the nature of the injury and patient factors, fractures the of foot can be treated with: casts, cam walkers/fracture boots, surgical shoes, and surgery.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine
In brief: Usually cast
Most fractures in the foot can be successfully treated with a short leg walking cast for 4-6 weeks.
Some injuries may require surgical treatment in order to obtain the best result.

In brief: Usually cast
Most fractures in the foot can be successfully treated with a short leg walking cast for 4-6 weeks.
Some injuries may require surgical treatment in order to obtain the best result.
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
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