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Doctor insights on: Broken Pelvis

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How long is it supposed to it take for a broken pelvis to heal?

How long is it supposed to it take for a broken pelvis to heal?

An average of 8 to : 12 weeks depending on your underlying health and age as well as associated conditions/habits.. It is also dependent on the degree and type of fracture pattern (stable v unstable) and how treated ( with or without surgery). ...Read more

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I have broken pelvis from high speed impact?

I have broken pelvis from high speed impact?

I am so sorry: To hear of your injury. It isn't clear what you are asking. Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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How old do you have to be to go to a rehab center and how long to stay for pt after broken pelvis?

How old do you have to be to go to a rehab center and how long to stay for pt after broken pelvis?

See below: Some rehab hospitals have pediatric units but most do not. There is no particular age requirement. With regard to a broken pelvis, the answer to length of stay will depend on the extent of the injury to the pelvis, where the pelvis was fractured, if the person is able to bear weight on the legs as well as many other factors. I would expect at least one week and maybe up to 4 weeks in most cases. ...Read more

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Is it safe to do yoga when you have a broken pelvis?

Is it safe to do yoga when you have a broken pelvis?

It depends...: Most pelvis fractures that do not require surgery involve the pubic and ischial rami, which are major structures for muscle attachment. The stretching involved in yoga may pull traction on these muscles, especially the hamstrings, and cause pain. Pelvis fractures take about 6 weeks to heal. If your fracture is olde than that, try some stretches. If they hurt, wait. ...Read more

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How long will a patient with a broken pelvis stay in rehab?

How long will a patient with a broken pelvis stay in rehab?

Depends: The length of recovery will depend on the location and severity of the fracture. Did it require surgery? A patient may be in rehab for only a week, or several months. ...Read more

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Just curious is it possible to have a broken pelvis with no swelling?.

Just curious is it possible to have a broken pelvis with no swelling?.

Yes: Yes because the swelling is deep and doesn't show. Especially with non-displaced or impacted fractures. Fractures of the superior and inferior pubic rami are common in the elderly with osteoporosis and there is no visible swelling. ...Read more

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Broken pelvis and sacrum, numbness on one leg ?

Broken pelvis and sacrum, numbness on one leg ?

Need MRI Pelvis: There could be stretching or direct compression of one of the lower lumbar nerve roots. You should have your doctor order an MRI of the pelvis and see a neurologist or neurosurgeon to look for compression or nerve injury. ...Read more

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What is the best thing for a broken pelvis bone and bad left hip?

What is the best thing for a broken pelvis bone and bad left hip?

Not broken: This may be surgical. Yiu have extra calcium about your joint. It is not a fracture. This is called heterotropic bone deposition. This needs special attention. Ask your physician to send you to a hip specialist. ...Read more