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how does a bone stimulator work

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Guarantee : New item comes w factory guarantee. Used item does not. As to whether it will help bone healing, check with your orthopedic surgeon.

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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
U R in the 10%: It may require a take down and debridement bone grafting & replating. Discuss with Ur ortho, a decision needs 2 B made sometime.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Guy Fogel
Dr. Guy Fogel answered
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: A bone growth stimulator and a lumbar corset for three months can heal an early pars fracture.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Einbecker
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Your doc: Usually the doc that diagnosed you should be able to help you get one through your insurance.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Guy Fogel
Dr. Guy Fogel answered
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: A bone growth stimulator , ay encourage healing.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Vaught
27 years experience Neurosurgery
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 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
1st time is a charm-: -2nd time around you need all the help you can get. They do have a good success rate, better for long bones, ,but the fusion rate does increase
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Guy Fogel
Dr. Guy Fogel answered
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Magnetic stimulator: The best stimulator is a magnetic stimulator used for thirty minutes a day. You need a lumbar corset or brace too.

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