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I am sorry to hear of your discomfort .
As to answer you ....tibial fractures of the shaft not badly displaced and that are well alligned should be treated with a cast .
Your doctor can make this decision after seeing the type and extent of the fracture on the X ray .
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been to doctors.had x ray.doc says 4 weeks on crutches.no cast.bend my knee and raise my leg for 10 mins a day.fracture occured on 27 aug
seems too sore not to have a cast on
Can you tell me what part of the tibia was fractured ?
Was it the metaphyseal fracture or cortical?
Is it the upper part or lower ?
tibia plateau.just below the knee
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The fracture of the tibial plateau does not need a cast .
You need to boy your leg in a brace .
That is the reason your doctor did not put a cast.
You also need to avoid bearing weight on your leg .
what do u mean by boy in a brace
That was a typo error...I am sorry
What I meant to write was that you need to put your leg in a brace .
A cast is not required .
what type of brace
You need a functional brace .
This is a brace which allows around 30 to 40 degree of movement .
You should discuss this option with your doctor.
should i go back to docs.i only got crutches
Yes,you should go and discuss the option of a brace with your doctor .
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the soreness will also reduce with the use of the brace .
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