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how to tell if you fractured your hip

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Hip fx: severe pain after trauma associated with swelling, bruising and inability bear weight

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends....: This really depends on the person and the surgery. What kind of surgery did the person have? What were the restrictions given by the surgeon after su ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Really depends on fracture location, in regard to the hip anatomy. The manner of fixation and/or repair is determined by this fracture location, whic ... Read More
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Dr. Roger Palutsis
36 years experience Sports Medicine
3 months: It is difficult to give an exact time for complete healing because of numerous variables such as fracture type, repair technique, location, and other ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
No: A fractured hip is very painful and any weight bearing is excruciating.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathan Lilya
8 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If you fell on an already fractured and not yet healed bone, you can certainly do more damage, especially if you fell onto a hard surface. I would ge ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: That the best option.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
I don't know: And I doubt that it's true. If you have a reasonable range of motion, you should be able to learn to swim. If you have limitations, but can walk norma ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Surgery vs Rehab: A fracture of the hip will most likely require surgery while a strain of a muscle will require stretching and strength training.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tucker
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: If it has been stabilized, otherwise it will be very painful to try.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hajnik
18 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Femur: The hip is the top portion of the femur or thigh bone. The hip is a ball-and-socket joint.
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