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Hi, I slipped and broke my ankle two weeks ago, I have Spinabifida and nerve damage so can't feel my legs or feet which means I didn't realise I'd broken it till the next morning when it was really swollen and I went to A+E!
The nurse at A+E put me in a plastic brace boot but when I got home the heel kept slipping up and out of the plastic part of the boot. Not sure that makes sense but basically my foot was moving which I figured wasn't great for a break.
So a few days after I went back and they put my in a normal plaster cast. So I went back yesterday two weeks on and they x-rayed again, said it was aligned nicely and to keep NWB and elevating for four more weeks then the cast can come off and that's that!
I explained my mobility was a bit wobbly before the break and I used to use a walking stick when out and about so he said I'd just need two crutches at first.
So my question is has anyone ever had a break and come straight out of the cast and not had an air boot?
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