Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

what are the process for supracondylar Femur Fractures

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
Unknown: There has never been a study done on this Although not condoned and illegal, I doubt it would delay the healing process
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Potentially: This would vary with the frequency and intensity of exposure. Smoking of anything can cause changes in the circulation at the capillary level and impa ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Trouble healing: These heal poorly without surgical assistance any intraarticulat fracture carries risk of post traumatic arthritis and chronic pain.
1
1 comment
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Roland
35 years experience Family Medicine
Healing or drugs?: Sometimes healing is associated with itching. As wounds heal you may feel itchy at the site of the wound. Alternatively, pain drugs, particularly opia ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
52 years experience Endocrinology
2 answers: In patients who are truly at high risk for a hip fracture, Fosamax (alendronate) will decrease the risk of a fracture by 50%. However, in about 1 pers ... Read More
1
1 comment
4
4 thanks
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dunbar
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Overall condition: Stable fixation with a quality reduction of the fracture that enables the patient to resume activity, including weight-bearing are all important. Gett ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Physical Therapy: See your doctor and have him/her refer you to physical therapy.
1
1 thank
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexios Apazidis
17 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Fracture healing: It depends! Was your fracture a simple or complex type and how was it fixed? Simple fractures fixed with a rod construct can bear weight immediately ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Physical abuse: A spiral fracture is a fracture wherein the bone is twisted apart like a cork screw. It is usually associated with physical or sexual abuse the fem ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Many possibilities: Nonunion. Malunion. Chronic pain. Infection. Nerve & muscle damage. Abnormal gait. Inability to walk/run. Therefore, make sure you go see doc for eval ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month