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Air Travel With Broken Bones | USA Today


Ask for suggestions on traveling with minimal pain and difficulty. ... seat if possible to give yourself more room, particularly if you're traveling with a broken leg.

Broken ankle/Crutches - FlyerTalk Forums


Sep 13, 2012 ... Hello all, I will be travelling on crutches for the next few weeks. ... If you're in a cast, long periods at high altitude can cause swelling which can be ... what you don't need for the trip the day before and have it back the day after.

Frequently Asked Questions about Foot and Ankle Surgery

www.cambridgefootandankle.com/pdf/CFAC Guide - faq.pdf

Cambridge Foot and Ankle Clinic T: 01223 518989 F: 01223 847436 ... 518989. How soon can I walk after my operation? ... You should not travel long haul after.

broken leg - Air Travel Message Board - TripAdvisor


Aug 31, 2012 ... I have broken my leg in 4 places do anyone know if i will still be able to fly, ... It depends on when you broke it and when you're flying and how long the ... The chances of a DVT are increased a hundred fold after certain leg ...

Broken Leg - Airliners.net


of course you can fly with a broken leg. You can't however occupy the ... But you can fly immediately after the cast has been put on if it is a split cast or a slab cast. (Thats like a half cast or a ... SevenHeavy. So long 701, it was nice knowing you.

The dangers of flying post-surgery - The Washington Post


Jan 17, 2013 ... But a clot that forms in the deep veins of the leg can be deadly if it breaks off ... tend to imbibe on a long flightcan lead to dehydration, Seides said. ... taken only after you've weighed the benefits and risks with your doctor. ... During car trips, take a break to walk and stretch at least every three to fou...

Can I travel with a broken limb in a cast? - Ryanair


If you have a broken limb in a cast you should advise Ryanair of both your ... If you are travelling with a full leg in cast you must purchase *3 seats* in total, per ...

Flying after Surgery - Dr James Mclean


When can I fly home after shoulder or other surgery. ... Please note – Surgery &/ or a broken bone will also affect where you can sit on a ... If you have an upper body sling or your leg is in a cast that allows you to bend your knee, you will be able to ... the airport and to board the plane, inform your airline as soon as possible...

Broken ankle yesterday - Patient


Jul 16, 2015 ... I am travelling to Jamaica in 5 weeks and I have been told I can still travel . ... on you foot without too much pain and then convert to Aircast ankle surport. ... I had a similar injury - clean break - mine was the tibia - and as soon ...

broken ankle (recovery time) - Sports Injury Info


how long does it take to recover from a broken ankle and be able to play ... at what point can you start in the gym after a fracture? is doing leg extensions and ..... forget to check with airline if they will let you fly and then book assistance to travel.

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Can I travel on a plane if I have a plaster cast? - Health questions ...


Most airlines will allow you to fly 48 hours after your plaster cast has been fitted. ... If you have an upper body cast or your leg is in a plaster cast and you can bend your knee, you'll be able to sit in a normal seat. ... the airport and to board the plane, tell your airline as soon as possible. ... How do I know if I've bro...

Flying With a Leg Cast Long Haul - WanderingMe


Feb 22, 2015 ... I recently broke my ankle when due to fly to America. ... wasn't delighted by the idea of me flying two days after breaking my ankle, but talked ... There is usually a number you can call for a disabilities desk or something similar ...

Air Travel With Broken Bones | LIVESTRONG.COM


Aug 5, 2015 ... If your leg is in a cast, make sure you can bend it to sit in an average ... to have a wheelchair in the airport, both before your flight and after you land. ... as long as they'll fit in the overhead bin or under the seat in front of you, ...