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8 weeks after tibia fracture
Can I start bearing weight on my leg after 8 weeks of wearing a cast after my non-comminuted tibia fracture?
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After tibia fracture, not only duration is important for weight bearing but also progression of healing. Which can be seen radiological and clinically.
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rather than making your own decision consult your orthopedician, or any available orthopedician for further plan
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premature weight bearing can lead to refracture.
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We need to examine and review your x Ray before any opinion Usually if fracture is non comminuted, we could weight bear Site , type and current symptoms can all determine the weight bearing
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Go by the advice of the index surgeon
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If unable to get the index surgeon , consult with all investigation and review
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