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a few weeks ago a snowboard fell on my shin now there is a dent on the bone will it eventually heal so it would be safe to train martial arts

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Dent in shin: It may take from three to six weeks to heal a fracture with a callous formation. If you don't have pain prognosis is good. X rays help to assure that ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Contusion: It is more likely that you have a hematoma (collection of blood after an injury). The shin area is very commonly involved since there is a small amoun ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
This may not be a : Bone issue but a hematoma ( blood under the skin) or fat and/ or muscle necrosis (dead tissue) that feels mushy-see a physician for evaluation to see ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. JP Bramhall
35 years experience Sports Medicine
Contusion: It sounds as if the snowboard left a soft tissue defect below the skin. The amount of trauma from a snowboard landing on your tibia or shin would mos ... Read More
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