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I have a fractured foot. I've been out of work for 6weeks.
I have a fractured foot. I've been out of work for 6weeks. The doctor told me it's gotten worst. I wear a boot and elevate. I was told I would be eligible for a bone stimulator in a month. I wanted to… read more
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Hi ... looking for someone who might specialize in foot surgery ... My friend is just leaving an urgent care with her daughter who is a professional dancer who graduates college in the spring. She has… read more
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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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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 have an avulsion fracture of my medial malleos on mu ankle
i have an avulsion fracture of my medial malleos on mu ankle and they said all of ligaments are still attached and I won't need surgery How can the ligament pull off part of my tibia and still be atta… read more
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I twisted my ankle a little during a walk last Wednesday. It
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I broke my foot. I went to an urgent care. They wrapped it
I broke my foot. I went to an urgent care. They wrapped it up. The doctor told me not to use the foot for 6-8 weeks. It is third week now. Should i see a orthopedics or wait until at least 6 weeks?… read more
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I am a 30 year old female who Had a mild metatarsal stress
Hi. I am a 30 year old female who Had a mild metatarsal stress fracture this past august. I was treated for a few weeks with a walking boot then wore stiff sneakers. Im not an athlete. I did try zumba… read more
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I am recovering from a metatarsal stress fracture. I am a 30
Hi. I am recovering from a metatarsal stress fracture. I am a 30 year old woman. Have been in a walking boot for 2 weeks and didn't go to work and stayed on the couch. Last friday I was put in transit… read more
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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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I have a spiral fracture of the fibula. I've had X-ray and
I have a spiral fracture of the fibula. I've had X-ray and one Dr. visit, no surgery required. It is not painful. I didn't go to the doctor until 2 weeks after the injury. I ordered a medical boot on … read more
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I stubbed my small toe on my right foot last night. It look
I stubbed my small toe on my right foot last night. It look a bit bent, but that may be the way it always looked. Some pain, but not a lot. A little swelling. How do I know if I broke it or not, and h… 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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On 7/13/12 I slipped and fell onto my right foot, sustaining
On 7/13/12 I slipped and fell onto my right foot, sustaining a double fx of the right metarsal of the right foot. I was casted for 7 weeks and booted for 2, after which I was told I could use the foot… read more
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I'm told that there is no treatment for a broken toe. The
I'm told that there is no treatment for a broken toe. The toe is the one next to the big toe. The only thing I've learned to do is to wrap sports advesive around it and the big toe. Wgat do you sugges… read more
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I have had major heel pain that does not allow me to run for
I have had major heel pain that does not allow me to run for 8 months now. I had X-rays, CT scans, bone scans. It was determined that i had a stress fracture in my calcareous bone as well as multiple … read more
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