I have a broken ankle that sustained mutiple fractures involving surgical repair. I am almost 4 weeks post op with 5 more until pwb. My boot hasn't started smelling but it appears that it probably will. I am not sure when I am supposed to be able to wash it if I am wearing it 24/7. My doctor did tell me I can start next week not sleeping in it, if I want. Ha! We'll see how that feels! Anyway, baking soda is used to control odors and even recommended for stinky shoes. Has anyone tried this in a walking boot?!