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Old 03-01-2014, 11:39 AM   #1
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Unhappy Talus Fracture


Just need to ask if I can drive in a short distance only i.e. about 3 miles?? I'm bored.

I twisted my left ankle on Feb. 20. I've had the Xray done and the result was Fractured Talus (non-displaced). Now, i've got the Cast on my fractured ankle, and non-weight bearing for 4 weeks + elbow crutches.

I understand that I need to put pressure on the clutch pedal when driving.. Is this wrong? Would it be possible to drive for only a short distance?

Thanks. I would appreciate it if somebody out there could advice me. 😊

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Old 03-02-2014, 10:05 AM   #2
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Re: Talus Fracture

They said you could not bear weight, then no I wouldn't drive.

Sometimes as adults we get bored, and have to live with it.
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The good thing is, no one asks me to help them move anymore.

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