Lower leg fracture

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​Some lower leg fractures require a cast to heal. Learn about how to take care of your child while their leg is in a cast and after their cast is removed.

Key points

  • Your child may need a cast to heal a fractured leg.
  • Your child should come to a follow-up clinic about one week after the cast was put on.
  • Your child will need to avoid high-impact activities after the cast is taken off.
Last updated: November 10th 2009