Depending on the exact position, depth and stage of healing of this fracture, it may be necessary to immobilise the foot from flexion (bending of the foot, e.g. when walking) to allow correct healing. However, without seeing the x-ray it is not possible to give a definitive answer to this.
If you are concerned, your GP should be willing and able to explain the rationale for this treatment choice.
Answered by Health at Hand nurses.
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