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broken ankle

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • August 6, 2006
  • 07:51 PM

my partner broke his ankle on the 18th ofri june on fri he had his cast off. when can he walk on it and can he put wait on it now? he had an operation to put in a plate and screws.

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  • His doctor should have been very specific as to when he can put weight on foot. Sometimes doctors will put patients in an orthopedic boot for a few weeks. Tell him not to be in a hurry and not to be disappointed when he can't walk. It takes time and sometimes physical therapy to get things moving right again.
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