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Fractured legs, operated, on bed rest. How will I feel better?

I had got fracture on my leg 3 months before.Doctor advised me not to get operated but put plaster on it as in jus 25 yrs old now. I was on complete bed rest for more than 2 months. Now doctor is asking me to put weight on leg and start walking while plaster is still there.
I am finding it bit difficult to walk with cast. Would I be able to walk properly without any defect after cast is removed?
Asked On : Sun, 24 Mar 2013
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Firstly you need to give some more details of the nature of the fracture - location, extent, etc.
Also, I strongly recommend to undergo physiotherapy before you start walking.
You can put weight on your good leg and walk with crutches. Also, since its been 3 months since your fracture, you can do partial weight bearing (just bear 25% of body weight on you affected leg) on your toe and walk slowly. Do some ankle toe movements and consult a physiotherapist for isometric exercises before you immediately just bear complete weight on your leg.

Take care, Get well soon!
Answered: Thu, 9 May 2013
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