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I asked this question yesterday, but have not received a
I asked this question yesterday, but have not received a response. I am in a walking boot with no-weight bearing restrictions. I have been in it for three weeks to date. Prior to the boot I did have p… read more
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Second opinion] After seven weeks on non-weight bearing in walking boot for a navicular stress fracture, how should I return to normal activities including some running?… read more
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I just came from the doctor as was told that x ray shows a
I just came from the doctor as was told that x ray shows a broken heel spur she had me fitted for a boot for 4 weeks but i don't see how this will help anything … read more
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I twisted my ankle a little during a walk last Wednesday. It
I twisted my ankle a little during a walk last Wednesday. It swelled minimally and I thought it was just sprained. I iced it and by Friday there was minimal pain and I regained ~90% of my normal pre-i… read more
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I'm 10 weeks post op for a closed bimalleolar fracture in
I'm 10 weeks post op for a closed bimalleolar fracture in the right ankle. Can someone give me a timeline to go back to work. I'm a delivery driver delivering restaurant food. After surgery I was put … read more
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My brother injured his foot a while ago and has been babying
My brother injured his foot a while ago and has been babying it due to work and bills to pay. He was told the first time that it would have to be pinned eventually. It is the bone on the top of the fo… read more
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My husband has 2 low fibula fractures in his ankle, and
Hello- my husband has 2 low fibula fractures in his ankle, and fracture of the talus bone. He is 4 weeks post injury and is hobbling around in a bledsoe boot. How often should he wear the boot? Is it … read more
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I suffered a lateral mallous fracture and have a stable
I suffered a lateral mallous fracture and have a stable joint. I saw an orthapedic initially and he barely talked or explained to me I was put in a boot nonweight bearing and told to come back in two … read more
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Follow up on foot injury) We finally received the digital
Follow up on foot injury) Hello again. We finally received the digital xray files and case notes from the podiatrist/surgeon who examined my wife (can send in higher resolution if needed). Please find… read more
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I need an expert to review my Fracture progress.I am on the
Hi I need an expert to review my Jones Fracture progress.I am on the 7 th week now.My doctor thinks I am healing but when I look at Xrays I do not see much difference. I have attached 2 sets of X-Rays… read more
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I had fractured my ankle (distal fibula), closed fracture
I had fractured my ankle (distal fibula), closed fracture with bones still in line. Fx was up the bone not across. It was a roll over accident, I tripped over a rug and the rubber held my foot as I fe… read more
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Hi there, Been having a problem for a few months now. Beginning of Sept. My R calf muscle ruptured. Md sent me for US to rule out DVT which was neg, just showing a hematoma in the muscle. Exactly 2 we… read more
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My wife ( age57) had posterior tibial tendon transfer
My wife ( age57) had posterior tibial tendon transfer surgery 6 weeks ago. She has been nwb since and immobilized in a short leg cast. She gets her boot this week. Can she expect to be full weight bea… read more
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I would like to ask that only an orthopedist or podiatrist
Hi - I would like to ask that only an orthopedist or podiatrist or someone trained similarly answer this question. I recently fractured the tuberosity of my 5th metatarsal (see http://www.justanswer.c… read more
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What is the appropriate treatment for a fracture of the
What is the appropriate treatment for a fracture of the tuberosity (pseudo-Jones fracture) of the 5th proximal metatarsal? I have read all over the internet all sorts of different viewpoints - from si… read more
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I incurred an avulsion fracture of the distant fibula about
I incurred an avulsion fracture of the distant fibula about a week ago. On day 3, the orthpedic PA provided me with a walking boot, and said it was okay to put weight back on the foot. About 24 hours … read more
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After being misdiagnosed by PA, I spent three weeks in pain
After being misdiagnosed by PA, I spent three weeks in pain walking around on what I have now been told by my podiatrist is a fractured ankle. In removable cast for 8 weeks now; return to podiatrist n… read more
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I had a naviular fracture of the foot. Was in a cast for six
I had a naviular fracture of the foot. Was in a cast for six weeks. It has been three weeks since the cast was removed and I stll have significant pain and can not bear full weight on that foot. Is th… read more
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