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Old 07-12-2008, 09:08 PM   #1
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Broken Pelvis and Leg cramps

I broke my pelvis last Saturday, and I was discharged from the hospital on Tuesday. The doctors told me to go home and heal for two weeks and then come back for a follow-up in two weeks. They said I could not put pressure on my left (the side of the break) foot for six to eight weeks. So I've been in a wheelchair since Tuesday, and just using crutches in situations like getting into bed and to the toilet. My left leg is feeling very cramped. When I flex my foot, it sends an intense cramp all up my calf.

What can I do for my leg to keep it from being so painful? Just keep flexing it all day long and wriggling my toes?

Is this just a normal reaction, given the situation, or could there be something wrong?

Thanks very much for your time.

Last edited by brokenpelvis; 07-12-2008 at 09:09 PM.