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Done tendon surgery. Ankle swelling after plaster removal. What should I do?

Underwent tendons surgery on 15th of Feb on right leg. Then right leg was in plaster for 6 weeks. Now that plaster has been removed I'm allowed to walk. I'm able to walk after 10 days of removing plaster, but swelling is there near ankle, I'm able to walk but worried about swelling, what should I do? No bone injury got detected on 15th Feb.
Asked On : Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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After the plaster cast is removed, it is normal to have some swelling due to the immobilization. This will gradually decrease as you will return to your normal daily activities. You need to do an hot fomentation and regular physiotherapy exercises for relief.
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Answered: Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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