Activity restrictions after cast removal (1981)

Key points below

Your child’s bone has enough healing to have the cast removed. The bone is still healing and weaker than their other bones.

When can my child go back to normal activities?

Your child should not do things that put them at a high risk for falling at least 2 weeks following cast removal or as directed by your provider. If the fracture was more severe, activities may be limited for

For two weeks your child should not:

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This sheet was created to help you care for your child or family member. It does not take the place of medical care. Talk with your healthcare provider for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up.


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