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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Feder
43 years experience Podiatry
Improved Stability: Your foot and ankle should meet the ground with improved stabiity. It will be less likely to collapse and roll your heel out under weight bearing.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
If your having a: Surgery then all your questions regarding the procedure should be directed towards your surgeon as most have protocols that they follow.....
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Hsu
17 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
2-3 weeks: If your exercise is really rigorous then 2-3 weeks would be a good idea, but most of the time you can resume normal activities with in a week to 10 da ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Van Stralen
36 years experience Dentistry
No smoking & clean : In the oral cavity, not smoking and having a clean mouth are most important. Studies have shown that low vitamin d and high LDL levels negatively effe ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience Endocrinology
Check vitamin D : Even though you live in florida, have your vitamin d level checked and be sure it is above 30 ng/ml. You can not heal a fracture without vitamin d to ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lambarski
19 years experience Podiatry
Successful treatment: A non-union fracture needs to be fully understood for the best surgical outcome. It is helpful to know if this is a vascular or non vascular non-union ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Bone grafts: could be up to 6 months and not sure why no NSAIDS unless for bleeding reasons right after surgery
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sam Markzar
26 years experience Periodontics
It may.. but...: It's very unpredictable. To this date, adding to the thickness (width) of jaw bones are much more routine, & predictable compared to adding to the h ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
??: Would be best to discuss this with your surgeon / but about 8 weeks is in the ball park make sure your vit d level is adequate to allow for good bone ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: classically we say fractures heal in 6-8 weeks but insufficiency fractures mean the bone was weak or not healthy in the first place and may take longe ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Usually healed @18mo: I am sure you are concerned. Bone grafts go thru phases on x-ray. The graft is dead by nature and acts as a scffolding for your own bone to grow on an ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Not sure exactly what's being asked, but bone grafting is typically done to induce healing of bone at the site of a bony defect - most commonly, a bon ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Russell Lieblick
20 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Quite Painful : It is quite painful and can cause disturbances in your ability to walk for a while. It's also necessary to stay in the hospital for at least a day fol ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Lon Alexander
36 years experience Neurosurgery
Bone graft: Cervical fusion usually employs a bone graft. The bone graft is treated bone, and should not be considered living tissue. It serves as a spacer, and ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Fracture healing: Strength of fracture healing depends upon the personality of the fracture, its location, the quality of the host bone, as well as amount of soft tissu ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hard to say: Hard to say, is your daughter having problems? Potential causes of instability after ACL reconstruction include a retear, or simply "stretching out" ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: It varies somewhat. You can get better after such a surgery for even 6-12 months. I would certainly let your surgeon know. Reasons patients might u ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Call your dentist. : Other than placing ice over the area, calling your dentist is the best suggestion i can offer.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Blake Miller
12 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Depends on if the triple arthrodesis demonstrates fusion. Likely 6-8 weeks if all goes well.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
2-6 months: Signs of avn can occur as early as 6 weeks or as late as 4 months after a talus fracture on a plain ankle xray. Mri studies and bone scans can show si ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
For one: You probably should remove the hardware. Increased uptake is informing you there is bone activity. You don't state on what phase. This could indicate ... Read More
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