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How long is recovery after a full leg cast for a broken foot?

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Dr. David Laha
Podiatry
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In brief: Around 6 weeks

Normal bone healing take around 6 weeks.
This depends on many factors: alignment of fracture, age, health, type of fracture and treatment. There is not much you can do to speed up healing. There is a lot you can do to slow it down. Follow your doctor's directions. As long as you are feeling consistently better daily, then the fracture is probably healing. Dr l.

In brief: Around 6 weeks

Normal bone healing take around 6 weeks.
This depends on many factors: alignment of fracture, age, health, type of fracture and treatment. There is not much you can do to speed up healing. There is a lot you can do to slow it down. Follow your doctor's directions. As long as you are feeling consistently better daily, then the fracture is probably healing. Dr l.
Dr. David Laha
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Dr. David Laha
Podiatry
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In brief: Usually 6 weeks

Most bones take six weeks to heal depending on alignment, patient compliance and your body"s ability to heal.
Immobilization does lead to muscle weakeness, joint stiffness and loss of bone density. It will normally take two days to recover from the effects of immobilization for every one day you are immobilized. Dr l.

In brief: Usually 6 weeks

Most bones take six weeks to heal depending on alignment, patient compliance and your body"s ability to heal.
Immobilization does lead to muscle weakeness, joint stiffness and loss of bone density. It will normally take two days to recover from the effects of immobilization for every one day you are immobilized. Dr l.
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Healing time varies

Healing rates may vary on various factors.
In general bone may take 4-8 weeks to heal. You may be placed in a cast initially and then be asked to wear a rigid walking boot for the remainder of the healing process.

In brief: Healing time varies

Healing rates may vary on various factors.
In general bone may take 4-8 weeks to heal. You may be placed in a cast initially and then be asked to wear a rigid walking boot for the remainder of the healing process.
Dr. Payam Rafat
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