A member asked:

I have bone on bone knee arthritis. i feel september 18th 4 days prior to total knee replacement. i fractured my femur neck. how longbefore i'm walkin?

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Dr. Edward Hellman answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

It varies based upon the type of femoral neck fracture you had and type of surgery used to fix it. For example, in a displaced femoral neck fracture we often do a cemented hemi arthriplastyband you can begin walking on it that day. In a fracture fixed with screws, weight bearing is based in part on the quality of bone purchase noted intra operatively. Discuss with your surgeon.

Answered Nov 11, 2015

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