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A 18-year-old male asked:

I broke my femur 6 years ago and haven't been ablw to squat since then. should i be worried about my future?

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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Femur fracture: The problem with femoral fractures is that they often heal too aggressively. The fracture induces a lot of calcium building, which frequently results in a femur on that side significantly longer than on the other side. The asymmetry can cause various symptoms. I would consult an orthopedist. There is a surgery for this, but only used for severe symptoms.

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Last updated Mar 16, 2013

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