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Can't walk properly after four months in plaster of a lis franc injury. Is it normal ?

Hi I have recently been discharges from my consultant after a lis franc injury , I m worried as I can t walk properly after nearly four months in plaster , but I haven t been advised of any physio therapy ? I m in quite a lot of pain when I try to walk , in I have a really bad limp should I go back to see my doctor or is this normal with this type of injury ?
Asked On : Wed, 1 Aug 2012
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After having a cast for 4 months, a noticeable limp during walking is expected. You need to have pain killers, do a hot fomentation and once the acute pain subsides, go for physiotherapy sessions so that full range of movement can be restored.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Wed, 1 Aug 2012
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