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Swollen and painful foot after cast removal, had fracture

hi I fractured my right foot about 13 week ago and had a cast on for about 9 week but when the cast came off my foot remained swollen and I am in pain all the time can`t realy walk on it have been to the doctor and he tells me that i may have crp ( my fractur has healed but the nerves have not responded they still think there is fractur ) what can i do
Asked On : Sat, 1 Sep 2012
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After removal of a cast stiffness of the foot is a normal finding. Regular hot fomentation and physiotherapy is needed for the activity to return. You can get an MRI done to detect any soft tissue injuries or a persistent fracture in the area.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Wed, 5 Sep 2012
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