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Where does the hyaline cartilage come from for bone fracture repair?

Where does the hyaline cartilage come from for bone fracture repair?

Hyaline cartilage: Dose not participte in fracture healing , the cell of the bone dose that. ...Read more

Dr. L. Collins
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Fracture (Definition)

A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more


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What location does the hyaline cartilage come from to assist during the bone fracture repair?

What location does the hyaline cartilage come from to assist during the bone fracture repair?

The Hyaline cartila-: Ge is found on the ends of the bones, as part of a joint. I am unaware of this cartilage assisting in fx repair, if i understand the question. ...Read more

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Treating a Spinal Fracture (Checklist)

Rest
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Use NSAIDs to decrease inflammation
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Use pain medications on an as-needed basis
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Consider MRI to evaluate fracture
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How does the hyaline cartilage repair after bone fracture?

How does the hyaline cartilage repair after  bone fracture?

No: Hyaline cartilage has a very limited ability to heal. There are hosts of scientists looking at how to enhance its healing potential. However, there are no good ways to do it currently. If a fracture that enters a joint also damaged the hyaline cartilage, the best that can be done is to get the joint fracture repaired as anatomically as possible. ...Read more

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Could you possibly re-injure a fractured bone?

Could you possibly re-injure a fractured bone?

Fracture: Yes it is certainly possible to re-fracture a bone especially is there is another trauma or incident that causes injury. If this is the case an x-ray is warranted. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Managing Bone Spurs (Checklist)

Wear comfortable shoes
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Use heel cushions
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Ask your podiatrist if you'd benefit from prescription orthotics
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Ask your podiatrist about steroid injections
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Willsleeping more help a fractured bone to deal faster?

Not really: A fracture will take a certain amount of time to heal depending on the type and location if you are a healthy individual, there is not much you can really do to make it heal faster if you have some medical or electrolyte or vitamin deficiencies, you might benefit from having those corrected first. ...Read more

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Recovering from a Broken Bone (Checklist)

Exercise and stretch to improve range of motion, strength, endurance
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Avoid repeat injury or irritating soft tissues before they are ready
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Follow up with your doctor as scheduled. Don't miss appointments.
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How does a fractured bone differ from a broken bone?

How does a fractured bone differ from a broken bone?

It doesn't.: In basic terms, the two are interchangeable. Po-tay-to, po-tah-to! ...Read more

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Will smoking marijuanna stop a fractured bone from healing?

Will smoking marijuanna stop a fractured bone from healing?

Good question: Really the evidence isn't there on this yet, but it appears that the nicotine is really what slows bone healing. ...Read more

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Does estrogen have Any role in the healing of a fractured bone ?

Does estrogen have Any role in the healing of a fractured bone ?

It seems so: While the exact way in which estrogen affects bone is not known, the hormone seems to affect the process called bone remodeling. Bone is constantly being built up by the action of cells called osteoblasts and simultaneously being broken down through the action of cells called osteoclasts. Estrogen seems to affect both these functions in a way that would promote bone formation and fracture healing ...Read more

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How can a bone fracture heal?

How can  a bone fracture heal?

It's a complex-: -process but it is essentially: bone breaks, body realizes it, a process of removing debris & blood from the fracture, inflammatory reaction takes place & various cells do there thing and fibrous lattice is formed stem cells enter and form bone in this structure. Also blood supply is in the mix,from periosteum, it matures & bone healed. It's a genetically programmed response. ...Read more

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How can you treat a bone fracture?

How can you treat a bone fracture?

Range: A wide range depending upon the patient, location, severity , acuteness and a host of factors. Orthopedic surgeons care for fractures. ...Read more

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What is done to heal a bone fracture?

What is done to heal a bone fracture?

Many things: Depending on the location and type of fracture, treatments include anything from immobilization and casting to surgery. If you are concerned you broke a bone, i would recommend evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Will having a bone fracture always hurt?

Will having a bone fracture always hurt?

Yes: I have not seen a fracture yet that was not accompanied by some degree of pain. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Broken Bone (Definition)

Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more


Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more