A 37-year-old male asked:
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please provide a tip on how to ask your doctor about recovering from a broken bone.

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Ignore: What things can I do to make my fracture heal faster?
Answered on May 23, 2016
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Dr. Don Millner
42 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Ignore: A broken leg? Ask your md to adjust the height of your crutches so weight is transferred to handles.
Answered on Apr 25, 2014
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Ignore: Doctor, what does rice stand for?
Answered on Apr 29, 2014
Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
44 years experience Family Medicine
Ignore: For how be patient need to wear a cast for healing the bone fracture.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016
Dr. Karen Johnston-Jones
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ignore: Ask about how much you CAN do during healing to avoid stiffness/problems in adjacent joints.
Answered on May 24, 2014
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Ignore: Ask exactly what activities should be limited and for how long.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
Ignore: Ask your doctor if physical therapy will help in recovery.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Ignore: Ask about rehab exercise you could do at home ask about medication or vitamin to improve bone.
Answered on Jul 27, 2014
Dr. James Kayvanfar
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ignore: Ask your doctor to check your vitamin D level as deficiency of vit. D is common.
Answered on Mar 25, 2015

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