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My daughter has a torn peroneus brevis and is due to be on a

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5 hour flight. Is it...
My daughter has a torn peroneus brevis and is due to be on a 5 hour flight. Is it safe for her to fly?
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Health Professional: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (MD) replied 8 months ago
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Health Professional: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (MD) replied 8 months ago

Flight would be safe for her. She has to move her affected limb passively multiple times every hour.

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She is in a boot for over s month and just started physical therapy. She really doesn't have any mobility without severe pain
Health Professional: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (MD) replied 8 months ago

Are passive movements (done by other person) also painful?

Any family history of blood clots?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
No & not to my knowledge
Health Professional: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (MD) replied 8 months ago

So if somebody can do passive movements for her during the flight every hour (15-20 times); this would be safe.

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