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How does a bone stimulator work

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Guarantee : New item comes w factory guarantee. Used item does not. As to whether it will help bone healing, check with your orthopedic surgeon.
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Hopefully: This is like asking if a tv or dvd player or other electronic device on ebay will work like a new one. If it is in good condition it should work as we... Read More

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Guy Fogel
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Yes: A bone growth stimulator and a lumbar corset for three months can heal an early pars fracture.
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Take a break: Discuss with your doctor first, but taking a break from the stimulator for a week may help. Another option is to use the stimulator for half of the tr... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Bone stimulator: This could be used to promote healing of the bone and make the recovery shorter. It is just a device that you wear for a certain amount of time a day... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery 40 years experience
Perhaps: The basic science shows effectiveness, but its use in people has produced conflicting results. It may be useful if you are at risk for not healing a f... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Guy Fogel
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Magnetic stimulator: The best stimulator is a magnetic stimulator used for thirty minutes a day. You need a lumbar corset or brace too.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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BG Stimulators: Bone spur formation is a natural process in the aging skeleton, our body tries to increase the surface area of the bone so it can easier accept the lo... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
Hand Surgery 39 years experience
Typically not: Most likely some other etiology for the swelling and pain. Ask you treating physician.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
Bone Stimulator uses: Sound waves to promote healing in a fracture or a surgically-created fracture (ie the osteotomy), which are slow to heal. Hence bone stimulator are us... Read More

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