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How can you repair a broken knee?

How can you repair a broken knee?

Depends whats broken: Fractures may require plates and screws. Meniscus tears may require suture repair. Ligaments may require reconstruction or repair. ...Read more

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How can you fix a broken knee?

How can you fix a broken knee?

Depends: It depends on the level and nature of the fracture. If it's a complicated fracture, it may need to be surgically repaired. If it is not, then one may be placed in a cast. Your orthopedic specialist should be able to give you a plan of action. ...Read more

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How long will it take to heal a broken knee?

How long will it take to heal a broken knee?

About 3 months: When you say "knee", that could be many types of fractures. If it is a tibial plateau fracture (a fracture of the top part of the tibia), those fractures generally heal in about three months. The healing time can be affected by the health of the patient (smokers and diabetics tend to heal more slowly). Also, the severity of the fracture can impact the healing time. 10-12 weeks is a good estimate. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a broken knee to heal?

How long does it take for a broken knee to heal?

About 6 weeks: It depends on the bone in the knee that is broken but figure about 6 weeks. ...Read more

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I've got a broken knee more that 3 months ago' i took 15 sessions of physicaltherapy. But still I'm still in pain, and still it doesn't bend well.

I've got a broken knee more that 3 months ago' i took 15 sessions of physicaltherapy. But still I'm still in pain, and still it doesn't bend well.

You question can-: -only B answered by Ur orthopedic surgeon who is familiar with Ur situation. There R so many things that can B called"knee fracture that there R books written on this subject. Can B anything: tibial plateau, patella, femur& any combination of all the above. ...Read more

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How bad does a broken knee cap usually hurt?

How bad does a broken knee cap usually hurt?

Several weeks: It is unusual to break a kneecap - this type of injury takes a long time to heal enough to relieve pain. Sometimes surgery is needed. ...Read more

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How to know if I have got a broken knee and toes?

How to know if I have got a broken knee and toes?

Have x-rays taken: Go see a doctor and have x-rays taken to rule out fracture. ...Read more

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Can there be any method to reduce pain in a broken knee cap?

Can there be any method to reduce pain in a broken knee cap?

See a doctor: First, if you have a "broken" or fractured knee cap, then you should be under the care of an orthopaedic surgeon and asking your doctor is the right thing to do. Having said that, rest, ice, and a knee immobilizer can be helpful. Also, over the counter medications such as tylenol, advil or aleve can all provide some pain relief. ...Read more

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Can i walk with a broken knee cap?

Can i walk with a broken knee cap?

Fracture: You can depending on the severity of the fracture. If the fragments are displaced you will need surgery. Check with your local orthopedist. ...Read more