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Posted by: Mr Bones | 2007/07/24

ankle injury

Hi Doc

abt 2 months ago, i ahd a car accident.fractured my ankle in 2 places.i had a cast on for 6 weeks and went to the doc to take the cast off.they did another x ray and found that the bones have not grown at all.i now have a moon boot on.Is there anything that i can take to speed up the healing process.pls help

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Dear Mr Bones
A healthy diet rich in protein, calcium and all the other good things like iron, vitk etc, are always important to ensure speedy healing. Ankles sometimes take a little longer as this is one of the joints that carries the body's weight, especially if this was a bad break. Good luck!

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