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I had talus fracture on 26 March..
I had a talus fracture in 26 March..itz undisplaced type 1..am on cast since then.my pain was subsided but again am experiencing pain at the fracture site..why is it so?when I will be able to walk and when my cast will be removed?
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Pain at fracture site may be due to dependent swelling.
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Keep the affected leg up over pillows while lying down and over a footstool while sitting. Continue active toe movements. Can take paracetamol for pain. Cast removal at 6 weeks.
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Talus fractures require long time to unite usually upto 12 weeks. Cast may be removed now to start gentle ankle exercises. Weight bearing should be delayed for another 6 weeks and then started gradually Please share xray series for our better understanding
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