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comminuted intraarticular fracture

A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Do U mean healed ?: I assume u meant healed. I also assume u have hardware in ur fx. The hardware is to hold the bones in place until healed . If there has been no hardwa ... Read More
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Dr. Barry Callahan
31 years experience Hand Surgery
PostTraumatic Dz: Assuming it was fixed well you may never need anything else done. The good news is a study not too long ago showed that xray appearance of posttrauma ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Hulett
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Wrist fracture pain: It is very unlikely that pulling or traction would cause comminution. Pain more likely from soft tissue stretching, including muscles, tendons and eve ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Reducing fracture: does not add to comminution. It may make the comminution seem more apparent as the fracture is lined up. At times initial X-rays may not reflect all t ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Hard to say: This may need surgery but it depends on your orthopedic surgeon as to what's the best course for you. Either way you'll need a cast.
A male asked:
Dr. Brian Divelbiss
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Non-operative: a nondisplaced proximal fibula fracture can normally be treated conservatively without surgery
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Shenkir
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Not unusual.: The femur is the longest and strongest bone we have. A comminuted fracture means this bone was broken into three or more pieces and needed to be repai ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Fracture: Complete means the fracture is completely through the bone..No portion still attached; comminuted means it is in many pieces; intertrochanteric means ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Compression fx.: Sounds like you have an osteopenic compression fracture.Very common. See your ORS for treatment options( bracing vs.surgery). A bone density test is r ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
How to heal fracture: Follow your doctors directions. Be sure you are on a healthy diet. Supplement with calcium, magnesium, zinc, boron, strontium and selenium.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Hampton
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hip Fracture: "comminuted" is a term that means multiple pieces. In general a hip fracture itself is a rather severe injury. Usually a "comminuted" fracture means t ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
I never : Understood that buddy splinting idea. The big toe and second toe act differently and I never thought that to be a good idea. I would wrap each one ind ... Read More

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