Right leg thumb injured

My father right leg thumb was injured in bike accident. it's difficult for him to walk, x ray report shows hairline fracture on right leg thumb bone, he is taking antibiotitics and calcium tab. but there is not much sign of improvement. do injured thumb need plaster? kindly guide what is best for this type of injury..
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Dr. Sandip Gupta Delhi | Orthopedic Surgeon
injured great toe required strapping and may be supplemented with plaster depending on the position of fracture. he requires painkillers for susiding pain
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