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What will happen if a broken foot isn't properly taken care of?

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Dr. David Laha
Podiatry
6 doctors agree

In brief: May have problems

It is important fo the bone to heal properly or complication can occur. You can have non healing of the bone, misalignment of the bone, and/or develop chronic problems.
If you are having problems, see your foot specialists. Dr l.

In brief: May have problems

It is important fo the bone to heal properly or complication can occur. You can have non healing of the bone, misalignment of the bone, and/or develop chronic problems.
If you are having problems, see your foot specialists. Dr l.
Dr. David Laha
Dr. David Laha
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Take care of it.

The fracture may heal abnormally or it may not heal at all.
You may develop an angulation deformity, prolonged pain and possible future arthritis. I recommend getting it properly taken care of.

In brief: Take care of it.

The fracture may heal abnormally or it may not heal at all.
You may develop an angulation deformity, prolonged pain and possible future arthritis. I recommend getting it properly taken care of.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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In brief: Many things

You could have a permanent deformity, difficulty walking, chronic pain.

In brief: Many things

You could have a permanent deformity, difficulty walking, chronic pain.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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