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What will happen to a bone in a bone injury?

What will happen to a bone in a bone injury?

Most heal completely: Most bone injuries (fractures) will heal completely. They may need to be repositioned in a cast or surgically to ensure good healing. A few fractures occur in areas with a limited blood supply, and healing may not occur as well. And if you have certain medical conditions or smoke, bone healing will not be as good. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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How do I treat a navicular bone injury ?

How do I treat a navicular bone injury ?

Depends on diagnosis: Is it a fracture, stress fracture, avascular necrosis or something else? Before a treatment is decided upon you need a diagnosis. See an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon. One in your area can be found at www.Aofas.Org. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a sesamoid bone injury?

What are the symptoms of a sesamoid bone injury?

Pain over the area: Sesamoid bones are very small bones that are separate from a larger nearby bone. They are difficult to injure and almost too small to fracture. There is no specific treatment, just pain management. ...Read more

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Sesmoid bone injury?

Sesmoid bone injury?

Arthritis or fractur: Sesamoiditis is painful inflammation of the sesamoid apparatus, which is located in the forefoot most patients will describe a deep achy and sharp pain in the ball of the foot behind the big toe with every step taken. It will be difficult to perform many weight bearing activities. Most patients do not have pain when at rest. Could be treated by consevatie means. Or surgical means. ...Read more

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Who should I seek help about from a bone injury?

Orthopedist: Depending on the bone involved there are sub-specialists in ortho that can address your problem. ...Read more

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What could I do to speed my dislocated bone injury?

What could I do to speed my dislocated bone injury?

Therapy: Follow your doctors program of care, use the modalities prescribed such as heat or ice, stretching and motion exercises and wearing splints, casts and immobilizers as prescribed and follow up with physical theray and other therapy as prescribed for you. Keep your follow up appointments and be sure to tell your doctor and therapist of any problems or concerns you have and any new or worsening sym. ...Read more

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What should I do for a shin bone injury?

What should I do for a shin bone injury?

See your doctor.: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What are possible signs of bone injury in my hand?

What are possible signs of bone injury in my hand?

Pain swelling : Pain swelling discoloration, deformity are all signs that a fracture may be present. ...Read more

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What can I do about a tail bone injury and pain?

What can I do about a tail bone injury and pain?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What do I do to fix a crooked nasal bone injury?

What do I do to fix a crooked nasal bone injury?

Nasal bone injury: Generally this requires surgery. You should see an ENT or pladtic surgeon for the repair. ...Read more

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What are the major symptoms of a tail bone injury?

What are the major symptoms of a tail bone injury?

Pain: Pain particularly when sitting. Pain is improved when sitting on a donought cushion. ...Read more

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Who should I seek help from for a tail bone injury?

Doctor: If you think it is broken orthopedist. If not significantly malaligned there is really little to do but manage the pain. If not broke have found often associated with pelvic obliquity, in this case chiropractic care or manual therapy with a qualified physical therapist is helpful, . ...Read more

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What is the most common type of bone injury to the elbow?

What is the most common type of bone injury to the elbow?

Fracture: If you are asking about most common fracture about the elbow, then the radial head is the answer. Simple bone contusions are more common than fractures however. ...Read more

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With a pelvic bone injury, how would I get in and out of a bathtub by myself?

With a pelvic bone injury, how would  I get in and out of a bathtub by myself?

Pain Management: A prior answer covers this in detail. However, if it is a pelvic injury without fracture or pelvic instability, it is not serious, and managing fear and pain becomes most important. Also what caused the pelvic fracture? Have the musculoskeletal system checked, is their underlying osteoporosis, is there something abnormal in the pelvic bone that led to it fracturing in that spot (pathological fx). ...Read more

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What is the embolism risk from bone injury? How long is a person at risk of an embolism as the result of a traumatic bone injury?

Bone embolism: Fat embolism syndrome is a problem usually reserved for major multitrauma involving the long bones (femur and tibia). The big problems are usually in the first week or so. Blood clots from not using your legs after surgery can persist longer and the blood clots can go to your lungs - embolism. ...Read more

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How should I treat my leg and collar bone injury?

Depends: A leg fracture could mean any number of many things. It would depend on what is broken, how displaced the fracture is, what your bone quality is, as well as many other factors. Most clavicle fractures have historically been treated non-operatively, but in the last decade or so we have become somewhat more aggressive with these fractures in particular cases. Ask your orthopedic surgeon! ...Read more

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What could happen to blood vessel of a bone in a bone injury?

What could happen to blood vessel of a bone in a bone injury?

Its damaged.: When a broken bone displaces, the blood vessels are interrupted. Like bone, vessels will heal over time. Until they do the area of bone supplied by a vessel is without blood. If that is the only vessel to that part of the bone, the bone can die and collapse. This is called avascular, or aseptic, necrosis. Its most common with fractures of the scaphoid in the wrist or head of the femur in the hip. ...Read more

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A week ago i had a twisted knee and an X-ray showing no bone injury. There's still pain & injury there. What do I have to do now?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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What do I do if I have a shoulder/collar bone injury?

See an orthopedist: There are many different types and causes of shoulder and collar bone injuries. Your friendly neighborhood sports medicine orthopedic surgeon can completely evaluate your individual situation and lay out a treatment plan for you. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more