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Can an old foot fracture be repaired?

Generally an old foot fracture will be healed and not in need of repair. On occasion, there may be a fracture that did not heal well and a surgical option could be considered. The decision making for patients like this is very individualized and requires careful consideration of risks and benefits with an experienced orthopaedic surgeon.

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